Tag Archives: Berry

Simmering Elderberry Syrup

Too cold and snowy to spend much time in the garden, so I brought the garden inside! A cup of dried elderberries and a bit of fresh grated ginger are simmering right now on my stove top. My gardening joy … Continue reading

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Improving Blackberries in Ohio

While I love my trellised blackberry bushes, I planted a couple erect (no trellis needed) blackberry bushes a few years ago. I researched different varietals and found that some contained more cancer-fighting antioxidants than others. The berries are smaller, and … Continue reading

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Blackberries, My First Farming Venture

I love picking blackberries in my backyard every July. It is like our own private farm festival! I have learned to pick every two days, and just give the berries that look ripe a little tug to see if they … Continue reading

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