Foraging for Blackberries

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I was excited to see all the pretty white flowers in my front yard landscaping this spring.

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I have given up on eradicating the brambles, and have been rewarded with berries. Last year I had roses and berries growing together and I embraced the beautiful chaos.What else can you do when a new baby demands attention?

That particular variety seems to be done(dewberries, maybe?) and others are ready elsewhere.

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Keeping an eye out for other patches of flowers led me to some yummy blackberries this evening.

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We took home about 6 pints, and probably about another pint was enjoyed super-fresh.

Right now my plan is to make some blackberry jam, enjoy some fresh, and maybe make a cobbler. Any other bright ideas?

If you are in North Florida, now is the time to look for these delicious berries!

 

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4 responses »

    • Oh, I am so grateful! Blackberries are so pricey here, and I got 6 pints for free. I had a homemade roll with blackberry jam for breakfast-yummy!

  1. Nice haul! Our vines are producing still and I’ve reached the point where I can no longer eat enough to keep up. Time to do something with them!

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