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Blueberries come in many types


In Maine, when one mentions blueberries tiny lowbush ones are the subject. These plants usually grow shorter than 12 inches. They occur naturally and are harvested by raking and winnowing the fruit. Farmers employ weed, insect and disease control measures. … Continue reading

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Blueberry – A tasty true berry


Last week I mentioned how blackberries really aren’t berries at all.  I know the botanical definition is not important, but for the record blueberries are true berries. Eastern North Carolina is not famous for its wild blueberries, but they can … Continue reading

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