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Old 09-26-2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Well, the blackberries came in late. I wasn't expecting to get many this year, but the berries are ripening and it still hasn't rained, so no mold yet. We have 15 1-gallon bags in various freezers and I suspect Kellie will want to pick even more this weekend. The cider will be re-formulated to 4 lbs per gallon, but that's only four bags. Gave a gallon to her aunt.

On the plus side, we have a gallon of Oregon AKA English Evergreens (the rest are Himalayan AKA Armenian) and two more large bushes to pick. So, I'm thinking batches of jam and a couple quarts of liquor.

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Old 09-26-2012, 07:48 PM   #2
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I like where this is headed. Congrats on the great harvest!

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Old 09-26-2012, 10:17 PM   #3
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I got 0 black or red raspberries this year (Heritage and Jacobs). Mostly because I slacked off on watering ... too many other things going on. I'm going to have to move the plants from out of the "20 hours of sun" area I've got em planted.

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Old 09-26-2012, 11:10 PM   #4
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Wow- I thought it was going to be a bust for you this year. I guess "better late than never" really applies!

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The deer ate my berries.
In about a month, I'll be eating the deer.
Glad you had better luck with your berries.
Regards, GF.

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The deer ate my berries.
In about a month, I'll be eating the deer.
Glad you had better luck with your berries.
Regards, GF.
Well you´ll be eating you berries somehow! ahh!! the circle of life!
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