Have you heard of the Florida Highwaymen? Between 1950 and 1980 these African-American artists painted Florida landscapes and traveled around the state to sell their paintings. We here at Brooks are proud to have 5 of those paintings. These artists' stories are interesting and such a part of our local history. Here's one in our collection. To read more about them... http://www.brookstropicals.com/blog/florida-highwaymen-at-brooks-tropicals/
Orchid varieties like their space. Still a pretty picture to sell them all.
Late fall storm, light on top - dark on the bottom. It brought in cold weather.
Florida starfruit are grown under screens. That’s to mimic the climate they’re used to growing in SE Asia where starfruit are grown under the canopy of trees. The fruit might like a little shade but it still requires the heat and humidity of a tropical climate like Miami. Recipes...http://www.brookstropicals.com/tropicalrecipes/starfruit/