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Medlar

This medlar fruit was picked yesterday after repeated freezes over the past few weeks. Somewhat soft, came off easily at stem. Will allow it to continue to ripen indoors before cutting open for eating. See Medlar interior.

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Gooseberries

Gooseberries are a precocious, large, juicy sweet-tart berry that typically ripen during blueberry season. These are a nice complement to blueberries, most similar to grapes, a bit crunchier, more firm. In a pie gooseberries taste somewhat like rhubarb and mix well with blueberries and other fruits. Most varieties have thorns. Sprawling bush shape. Hardy to… Continue reading Gooseberries

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Plate of Fruit

Pre-blueberry fruit picking: two varieties of goumi, Nanking cherry, and haskap. Birds got most of the Juneberries (Serviceberry, Saskatoon). And don’t currently grow strawberries.