Sunday, July 6, 2014

While my back is turned



The black raspberries had reached their peak just as I left Harlem.


And the blueberries began to blue. I find them more sour than last year's, perhaps because they have less sun than in Brooklyn.


The Frenchman does some collecting every day.


Elaine, a Harlem neighbour to the north, will collect them this week, and we'll keep some for a small, in-house pie, too.


So, yes. If you have a pot, grow blueberries.  Happy plants.

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6 comments:

  1. Hi - looking at the photo of the blueberries I'm not surprised they are more sour - they have been picked before they ripened. Try leaving them on the bush a little longer - there's nothing so good as a sweet ripe b/b.

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  2. I know it's not been that long but I'll have update pictures on my blog in a day or two...

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  3. It's amazing that you can grow blueberries in pots. Do you have to change the soil and root prune every year?

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  4. Birds ate all my blueberries this year despite netting. Hoping to find a better solution next year. Yours look great.

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  5. I can't grow blueberr in Viet Nam.

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    1. Don't worry - I can't grow papayas and bananas in New York :-)

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