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Last year we tore out even more honeysuckle and created a new flower bed in our backyard. It’s also a place to give our blueberry bushes a proper home.

A pop up blackberry bush?

A pop up blackberry bush?

This spring, as we covered the fallen leaves with topsoil and pulled some weeds, we noticed a plant that looked familiar. At first I thought it was poison ivy or some Virginia creeper that’s all over the woods. But, we’re pretty sure it’s a new blackberry bush.

We tore out our old one last summer because it died, but maybe it set down a shoot that’s only now sprouting. That’s our hope, at least. Only time will tell.

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It looks like we might actually get some blackberries. After the rabbits chewed the plant to sticks, there are a bunch of blackberry clusters on the plant.┬áIt’s less than what we would normally expect, but still better than what we thought.

Now if only we can keep the birds from eating the berries before we get to them.

Blackberries making a comeback

Blackberries making a comeback

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