Baby Fruit Season in Shenandoah

We have a lot of little baby fruits growing around the place. I still have so much to learn about taking care of our babies, and with all of my priorities this year, I’m OK sharing them with the wildlife. I still manage to get a lot of black raspberries and quite a few grapes. Oh, to get a peach, pear, or plum! Next year we should be able to prune, fertilize, and protect these pretties so I can enjoy them. (The strawberries are just about done, but we will still get a few random berries through the summer.)

wild black raspberries

wild black raspberries

peaches

peaches

blueberries starting to blue

blueberries starting to blue

wild black cherries

wild black cherries

juneberries or serviceberries

juneberries or serviceberries

pears

pears

tiny wild blackberries

tiny wild blackberries

crabapples

crabapples

concord grapes

concord grapes

plums

plums

apples

apples

strawberries wrapping up

strawberries wrapping up

*** This personal blog is comprised solely of the opinions, views, projects, and travels of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She is lucky enough to have loving family and friends whom she drags along with her on her adventures and whom she puts to work on her little farm. She uses this blog to help promote living in the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.**

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