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Tony's Tips: A tour through our flower section

Tony's Tips: A tour through our flower section

Today we are exploring the colorful and diverse flower section of Russo’s with Tony Russo from Russo’s in Watertown, Massachusetts. When asked what is the first thing he notices in this section, Tony notes “I see color!” Hydrangeas have become more popular over the past few years, and we have lovely miniature and antique varieties. You can make a special statement with just a few of the open-cut calla lily, and the multicolored Asiatic and Oriental varieties have strong and varied fragrances. The Eryngium flower has a strong scent to it and there are also many beautiful rose varieties. 

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Tony’s Tips: Delicious apples from local growers 

Tony’s Tips: Delicious apples from local growers 

“All the apples seen here are grown in Vermont, or New Hampshire, and mostly Massachusetts,” says Tony Russo from Russo’s in Watertown, Massachusetts. The Mutsu apples are a favorite from family growers in Sterling MA and Newfane VT. We have a wide selection of organic apples as well! 

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Tony's Tips: How to eat a longan

Tony's Tips: How to eat a longan

 At Russo’s, we always have longans, a fruit that is particularly popular among the southeast Asian community. “It’s a grape texture and inside you’ll find a bigger seed,” describes Tony Russo from Russo’s in Watertown, Massachusetts. Just eat the delicious fruit around the seed. Longans are in season from July to early September. 


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