Tips for growing an assortment of berries in the high-desert climate, including blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, kiwi berries, goji berries and honeyberries.
It's strawberry picking season, and what better way to use up some of your harvest than with jam that will last the entire year! Here is a quick and easy strawberry jam recipe that will help you do just that.
Ruby red raspberry shrub drinking vinegar is delicious in holiday cocktails.
Check out this delicious, refreshing treat that comes in handy when there are too many blueberries to know what to do with.
Coffee cake seems to be the forgotten step-child of breakfast breads. Although once very popular coffee cake has been eclipsed over the year by the proliferation of bagels, large, gooey muffins, and egg and sausage breakfast sandwiches.
Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of blueberries’ health benefits.
Tucked in the pines, this preserved New Jersey food heritage site is where cultivated high bush blueberries were born.
Your route to heaven can be paved with strawberries.
Enjoy healthy blackberry and raspberry elixirs and teas, blessings from the brambles of Summer!
The fresh berry season is so fleeting, that it almost calls out for preserving, especially in the form of jam.
Picking the best strawberries is easy with these gardening tips.
Sourdough waffle recipe.
Winter hardiness is crucial when growing brambles as perennial crops, especially in regions like the Upper Midwest. Here’s a listing of the best hardy raspberry and blackberry varieties, and what you should consider before selecting which cultivars to plant.
Homemade cough syrup made with on-site elderberries and locally produced honey.
Can’t grow temperate berries? Jump into the tropics with these seven amazing fruits.
Springtime happiness can be measured by the sweetness of your strawberry patch.
The process of training and pruning blackberry plants is demystified by a gardening expert from Gurney's Seed.
Day-neutral strawberries are smaller and easier to manage than June-bearing strawberries. Learn more about the requirements of day-neutral strawberry varieties.
Goats are terrific weed eaters, and do a great job clearing land for you, why not utilize them for clearing your pastures!
A brief summary of the vast amount of data we've compiled over the last few years on experimenting with rotational chicken pastures on our homestead.
Blackberry picking only happens at the height of summer, but is well worth the thorn wounds!
Watering 800 berry plants and 300 peach trees is essential in this oppressive heat!
Building the Cadillac of worm bins, a new barn door, testing the new garlic curing rack, harvesting big potato onions, mulching blueberries, and fabricating a low budget easy to build automatic chicken coop door opener and closer from easy find parts
Introducing the serviceberry, a beautiful landscape tree or shrub suitable in much of North America, to the edible landscape. Serviceberry -- or sarvis -- comes in many regional forms and produces edible berries.
Sweet, juicy and blissfully bite-sized, homegrown strawberries embody everything we love about eating from the summer garden. Get your fresh red beauties performing deliciously in these dishes both sweet and savory.
No one will miss the meat when you serve up fabulous vegetarian versions of Thanksgiving favorites. Try two versions of mushroom stuffing, mushroom gravy or delicious roasted Brussels sprouts this holiday!
Carolyn shares nostalgic summer memories of life on the farm including owning a pet rooster, picking wild blackberries, and eating fried turtle.
Growing raspberries and other vegetables at high elevation and the challenges.
Cam battles with scarabs in his raspberry patch.
Take a look at these mouth-watering berries perfect for summer picking.
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, found in a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now.
Traditional, Country Style Strawberry Shortcake.
It's always wonderful to meet someone who is passionate about what they do!
The future of the Pavlovsk Station in Russia is in jeopardy due to a pending housing development project. Find out what you can do to help save the world’s largest holding of rare berries and trees.
Blueberries are a true fountain of youth. This article will introduce you to the health benefits, how to grow, how to harvest, and how to eat this wonderful fruit.
Take plain old raspberry jam to the next level with the complex flavors of white chocolate and coffee liqueur.
Use freezer-damaged fruit to make tasty fruit sauces.
Wild blackberries are rather tasty to eat, so don't let their "wild-side" scare you. Learn how to cultivate them instead, and put them to good use.
Abundant moisture and soil acidity are major factors in the growth of moss. There's nothing wrong with moss in your strawberry beds, but here's a tip on how to get more flavorful fruit.
Cobbler is not the only solution to a bumper crop of berries. If you can boil water, you can turn the juice from big-flavor berries into tasty beverages that are naturally rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Make extra juice to freeze or can for year-round enjoyment.