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Thimble Berries and Daisies

Ripe thimbleberries, Rubus parviflorus, prove that summer is here. A berry you won’t find in stores, these berries are too fragile to pick and ship. Once ripe, they only last a day or so. To enjoy them, you need to … Continue reading

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Thimble Berries

The thimble berries (rubus parvilorus) are starting to ripen. This year there is a bumper crop. Chances are, you will never see them in your grocer. They are very fragile and soft when they ripen. If you don’t eat them … Continue reading

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Upcoming Berry Season

Berry season is fast approaching. Salmon berries are starting to turn golden. Thimble berries are taking shape and will be turning red in a few weeks. Raspberries are just about ready to be picked. Berries make the long, wet winter … Continue reading

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