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Mango trees in flower. A lot of flowers mean a lot of fruit. The upcoming crop is looking good.

Mango trees in flower. A lot of flowers mean a lot of fruit. The upcoming crop is looking good.

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/

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.

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.

Late fall storm, light on top - dark on the bottom. It brought in cold weather.

SlimCado grove just before the season starting. Pretty in the tropical spring sun. More info...http://www.brookstropicals.com/slimcado/index.php

SlimCado grove just before the season starting. Pretty in the tropical spring sun. More info...http://www.brookstropicals.com/slimcado/index.php

Once thought as good windbreakers for SlimCados, now they're simply gracing our roads.

Once thought as good windbreakers for SlimCados, now they're simply gracing our roads.

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/

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/

Here's the starfruit tree, mid-grind.

Here's the starfruit tree, mid-grind.

Yesterday’s storm was brutal to our Caribbean Red papaya trees. Papaya trees are top-heavy and as you can see, they snap off with high winds. http://www.brookstropicals.com/cr_papaya/index.php

Yesterday’s storm was brutal to our Caribbean Red papaya trees. Papaya trees are top-heavy and as you can see, they snap off with high winds. http://www.brookstropicals.com/cr_papaya/index.php

Floridians anticipate the beginning of the season, so you won't see SlimCados outside the state for a week or two. http://www.brookstropicals.com/slimcado/index.php

Floridians anticipate the beginning of the season, so you won't see SlimCados outside the state for a week or two. http://www.brookstropicals.com/slimcado/index.php