Pecan Trees Aren’t Indestructible

Pecan Trees Aren’t IndestructibleWhen you decide to get pecan gifts, or even just sit down to enjoy these nuts yourself, you’re at the receiving end of a long chain of time, effort, and care. Pecans, like other crops in America, take time to grow, but, maybe even more importantly, they need proper protection while they do this. Continue reading

Not All Nuts Are The Alike

Louisiana Pecans - Not All Nuts Are The Alike - Natchitoches PecansMost people enjoy nuts if allergic reactions aren’t part of the equation, and there’s a good reason for this. Not only are nuts healthier than packaged, processed snacks, they are still tasty, and small enough that can make a great between-meal supplement without adding too many calories. Continue reading

Storing Your Pecans

Storing Your Pecans As a pecan lover, you were likely treated to an abundance of pecan gifts this holiday season. While you’d probably love to eat them all over the next couple weeks, it may make more sense to store your pecan gifts until later in the year. Use the following tips to help store your pecans. Continue reading

Pecan Weevil Could Complicate Growth And Harvests

Pecan Weevil Could Complicate Growth And HarvestsIf you’ve ever attempted to grow pecans, you’re likely well aware of the patience required. Over the past few years, growers’ job has required even more patience, however, thanks to an annoying pest. The pecan weevil has been disrupting pecan crops and harvests throughout the country. Although the pecan weevil has not yet dramatically affected Louisiana pecans, precautions should still be taken to protect your harvest.   Continue reading

The Big Health Benefits Of Pecans

the-big-health-benefits-of-pecansEating healthy isn’t always easy. Sticking with a nutrition plan is important, as is regular exercise to help give you the best results from your efforts. But what about snacking? It’s easy to overlook what a huge impact snacking can have on your weight loss or healthy diet plans, and it’s vital that you steer clear from things like sweets or greasy snacks, and pecans are a perfect replacement for those unhealthy options. Continue reading

Pecans Can Even Grow In The North

pecans-can-even-grow-in-the-northThe pecan is not just an incredibly hardy, delicious nut; it’s an important piece of American history, and without it, neither the Native Americans that lived here before nor the colonists that came after would have had a valua-ble and tasty source of food. But even though Natchitoches Pecans is proud of our southern, Louisiana based pecans, this durable nut can grow in many more parts of the continent than just the south. Pecans can grow in the west in Mexico, and yes, they can even grow in the north, as far up as Canada! Continue reading

How To Buy Pecans For Anyone

how-to-buy-pecans-for-anyoneWhether you’re getting them for yourself or have decided that Louisiana pecans are a perfect gift for someone, you’ll still have to make a few decisions throughout the process. The reason? There are several different ways to buy pecans – from candied to cracked and all points in between. Continue reading

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Holiday Pecans!

its-not-too-late-to-get-your-holiday- pecansWith the holiday season here, everybody is going to be extremely busy, and so are we! For many Americans, this is the biggest family event of the year, as people come from far and wide to celebrate the holidays, and maybe even ring in a New Year together. That means a lot of preparations are going be made, and schedules are going to fill up with all the things that need to be taken care of. Gifts, in particular, are one of those items that need checking and double checking, whether it’s a spouse, a child, or even a friend, neighbor, a co-worker, or anyone else we think fondly of. If you think someone you know would enjoy pecans for the holiday season, you still got a chance to get that gift! Continue reading