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  1. General Discussion
    I have a ground cover in my yard with partridge berries.I looked them up since i didn't plant the cover. The thing is the puppies are eating the berries. Supposedly the berries have no taste and are high in vitamin c.I want to know why my pups (Rat Terriers 3 months old) are eating them? Here...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Yesterday, while mowing, I noticed that the raised Strawberry bed I planted last year was finally producing a few red berries. There were lots of green berries and about half a dozen red berries. I also noticed that my “hen of the woods” mushroom that grows in the crotch of my maple tree every...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    These are not the wild mountain loving berry, but a member of the nightshade family and grown similarly to a pepper (In fact, the plant bares a strong resemblance to a pepper). I just picked and processed a small batch from my plants and am impressed with the results, even if so have to do a...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Found this while picking blackberries in the woods near my house. I think I found out what it is. Anyone know first hand?
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    May is on the way, and when it gets here the dew berries will be ready to pick. I'am thinking of picking a bunch of these berries, and vacuum sealing them in mylar bags. Here is the plan - get some quart sized mylar bags, and vacuum seal the berries in them. This would make a good snack, with...
  6. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Here is a berry that I came across on my hike today that looks like a blackberry or raspberry, but it is orange. Doe anyone know what kind of berry this is and is it edible?
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Dew berries will be rip in 2 - 3 weeks and black berries will be rip in about a month. Does anyone have a recipe for putting up their own jelly they would care to share? In the first weeks of may, my wife, my kids and I will be driving the back roads grabbing as many berries as we can find...
  8. Edible & Non-Edible Plants
    Location: East Texas, just north of Beaumont Date: March 19th, 2008 The blooms are forming a berry that is on a vine.
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    What kind of berries are these and are they edible? Location - East Texas, 15 miles north of Jasper. Date: September 22, 2007 The berries are on a bush that can grow up to 8 feet tall. These bushes were growing next to a creek - a picture of the creek is included. This berry grows wild...
  10. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaupon_Holly I am wondering if the berries are edible? Can the leaves and stems be eaten raw, or only in a tea?
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Location: East Texas about 20 miles from Louisiana Time of year: July 8th What kind of berries are these and are they safe to eat?
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    In about 3 - 4 weeks the dew berries will be ready around here. We usually pick them the first weekend in May.
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