Berries, Nuts, and Fruits. Who Grows Them?

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  1. Restless28

    Restless28

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    We love blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, and all kinds of nuts.

    Who here grows their own berries and nuts? Apples, peaches and pears?

    I know blackberries do well here in NE Alabama, but I'm not so sure I have he acidic soil to grow blueberries. Holly bushes thrive in my yard, as do Hosta and monkey grass.
     
  2. M2 Carbine

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    I have a few Pecan trees. I put some Pecans in the freezer and give the rest to friends.
     

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    i have blueberries at home, Ohio. none here in AL. also have peach, cherry, grapes, and apples. The blueberries thrive with zero care. Pick for one season will last us several years. The other years we let the birds have them.
     
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    Apples, apricots, peaches & grapes. Should have a good crop this year. :wiggle:
     
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    Pears and Pecans here. But we grow a lot of Veggies and Eggs.
     
  6. Peter_72

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    Were still getting our yard situated but I planted a plum and nectarine tree this year. We plan to add several more fruit trees next year, probably pear, peach and grapefruit trees.
     
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    I grow sunflowers, cut the heads off in the fall and let them dry. I feed my pet squirrels on my lot the nuts year round and watch them frolic around. Me and my cat have a ringside seat from the breakfast room near the drive that goes along the side of the house. Lots of irony, I keep a local family of squirrels as outdoor pets and hunt their brethern along the Trinity river. My brother feeds deer in his rural neighborhood, and then will drive hours each way to a deer lease to hunt.
     
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    Fruits and Nuts are a product of California.
     
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    2 apple trees in my yard (as will as being all over the place in the woods), my great ain't has a cherry tree and a plum tree, and I know where a pear tree is. Also raspberry bushes all over the place.
     
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    Haralson apples. Man, we get enough for several bushel baskets. I also do grapes and have 4 laying hens, so eggs are always fresh and plentiful.
     
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    I grow raspberries and have a dwarf Red Haven peach tree. The raspberries are great! My peach tree is only 2 years old and hasn't produced fruit yet.....the early Spring followed by a frost didn't help. :(
     
  12. *ASH*

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    4 acres of strawberries , opening tomorrow matter of fact , and tonights lows are gonna be close to freezing :steamed:

    gonna be up all night spraying water grrrr