The U-pick blueberry farm our family frequents just raised their prices.....again.
It used to be $2.00 a pound. Now it's $3.00 a pound.
If I'm going to pay the same price or more whether I pick my own berries or buy them at the store, why bother trudging to the patch on a hot and humid July day?
Yes, I know the blueberries are fresher at the farm. Yes, I know I can eat while picking. But still. I have to bring water, hats, snacks, 3 kids and potentially use a porta potty. Eww.
So Tom and I got to talking. We realized that it's time to grow are own blueberries in our quest to create a more edible landscape. Fall is the perfect time to plant blueberry bushes!
With True Vine Ranch, we were able to successfully accomplish our dream! They'll be plentiful pictures come spring, but until then let's talk blueberries.
Today is all about blueberries down to the nitty gritty tiny details. Fifty fantastic facts to inspire you to grow your own blueberries this fall.
And I have a little secret about True Vine Ranch at the end of this post that you might not believe...