Tag Archives: Blackberry

Blackberry Cream-Cheese Cake

This cake is such a pleasant surprise.  The cheesecake filling adds a creaminess to the cake, while the streusel tastes divine with the cinnamon, sugar and butter.  What a way to enjoy your Blackberries!  This is great as a dessert with a glass a milk or breakfast in the morning with a cup of coffee […]

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My First Bee Swarm!

On Friday morning when I was writing my post “Why I have Bees” I thought I should add a photo of the Blackberry flowers because the bees help in their pollination.  So, I grabbed the camera, put on my down coat and headed out to the orchard.  It was a beautiful sunny morning, but chilly […]

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Blackberry Beds ‘Pole Set Up’ Part II

Once the beds were prepped, and planted I needed to provide support for the growing baby bushes that with any luck would one day be 6′ tall. Cue– Jim and Larry for the manual labor.  I watched, photographed and gave opinions where needed. 🙂 Because Blackberries have stiffly erect, semierect, or trailing stems, depending on the […]

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Blackberry Bushes ‘Planting’ Part I

Around seven years ago I thought I would like to have Grapes in the backyard.  I put a  small arbor up, planted a variety of grape plants and watched them grow over the years.  That is all I did.  Not one grape was ever eaten, smashed or drunk.  BLAH! I decided to yank the plants […]

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