Homegrown strawberries are a special treat for many gardeners. From when and how to plant them to which types to try, here’s how the pros grow strawberries.
Mmmmm â€¦ berries. I love to pick them myself, which I often can at my CSA farm. My mind buzz turns off, replaced by bee buzz; the bees are way too busy to bother me. In the quiet berry patch, the focused search and careful reach for ripe berries is contemplative and soothing. Eat one […]
Courtesy Tracy Benjamin This morning, at the end of my work on community-supported agriculture farm, I picked a precious half-pint of raspberries. It took not only a little searching, but also avoiding the bees, which love the fragile, sweet berries nearly as much as I do. Over the weekend, Iâ€™ll gather some wild briar berries, […]