Wild Berries 3

Submitted by claudia on
Wild Berries 3
Unripe wild blackberries

When I was a kid, my grandpa brought us a small raspberry bush for our new house on Monac Drive. We had a garden next to the garage, bordered by a white picket fence. We had strawberries, zucchini, tomatoes and other vegetables. Grandpa planted his single raspberry in a corner of the garden. In a few years we had a giant raspberry patch.

Mom sent us out to pick raspberries as they ripened. We had to be alert so that we could get there before the birds did. Mom was a master jam and jelly maker.

It’s always fun to come across wild fruits when you’re out on a walk. Tasty, too!

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