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The fruits of our labor

The spring rains, while tough on the tomatoes, were a real blessing for the fruits. We had our first harvestable crop of Mayhaws (a massive 3 pints) and it looks like a bumper crop of blueberries will be ripe for the u-pick folks in June and July. We actually picked a blackberry today–about a week ahead of usual–and should have more very soon. And all this with no irrigation, no weird genetically modified plants, and no herbicides (just old-fashioned human hard work!)Blueberries, mayhaws, and blackberries, oh my!