Signs of Spring in Florida’s Orange Groves

  Florida’s winters are relatively mild and it’s hard to tell what season we’re in at times.  The orange blossom is a clear sign the spring is beginning here in the Sunshine State.  Along with being the State Flower of Florida, the orange blossom has helped produce a coveted honey crop for over 50 years.  The fragrant blooms are irresistible for honey bees and other pollinators in the central and southern parts of the state’s peninsula.  The orange blossom often begins blooming as early as the middle of  January with the main nectar flow starting in the middle of February and running through the month…

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