Chokecherries, ready to freeze

The chokecherries I picked this morning are all done for now. Nice to see my colander so full of berries! All clean and ready to pick over. I got all the stems (of course, I found one I missed after I took this photo!) and the ones that were damages or whatever. I filled two … Continue reading Chokecherries, ready to freeze

Location, location, location!

Location makes all the difference. Even if you're a chokecherry tree. While picking a few more raspberries, I noticed some significant differences in the nearby chokecherry tree, compared to last year. Specifically, the ripening berries are already larger than the fully ripe berries I'd picked from this tree last year. This location is closer to … Continue reading Location, location, location!