Michigan Strawberries Are Here!

Last year I planted six strawberry plants.  By the end of summer we had harvested a few handfuls of the sweetest strawberries we’d ever eaten.  This year, I’ve been watching the strawberry plant progress since spring —

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Before we left for vacation the strawberries were beginning to form and tiny green berries hid beneath the green foliage.

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On our return, we were surprised to find strawberries galore!

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Of course, there aren’t enough for canning — not this year anyways.  Next year, you never know.  Perhaps I’ll have enough for at least one batch of strawberry jam.  For now, I’ll make do with the two flats I picked yesterday.

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Two hours, two flats, twenty-two pounds.  The possibilities are endless, and for this I am — Simply Grateful.

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