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Beautiful Edible Bushes

October 26th, 2008

This year we planted 6 new blueberry bushes here at Chiot’s Run. I bought the All-Season Blueberry Sampler from Nourse Farms. Blueberries are great to have around because they’re pretty bushes and they provide healthy delicious berries. They are also really pretty in the fall.

Next year I’m hoping to incorporate a few more blueberry and raspberry bushes into our landscaping.

So what about you, do you have any bushes that produce edible fruits/berries?

3 Comments to “Beautiful Edible Bushes”
  1. N. on October 26, 2008 at 7:58 am

    I’d love to have fruit bushes unfortunately we don’t have the room. Our front porch is shady 90% of the time and our backyard is a 10 X 10 square. Instead we are going to try strawberries (which can go in hanging planters) and vegetables which we eat more in containers.

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  2. Susy on October 26, 2008 at 9:00 am

    They do sell small blueberry bushes that you can grow in pots (and they can take shade). Strawberries would be a good option for you. You should look into the possibility of a raspberry bush. I have read that if you have a small space and want berries, raspberries are the most productive berry plants. They produce more fruit than any other type of berry plant or bush.

    I also grow veggies in containers, I have great luck with tomatoes & basil in containers.

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  3. Lee on October 27, 2008 at 11:29 am

    I have a blackberry, but it doesn’t give me much. The blueberry bushes I had gave me some berries for a couple of years then died. Good thing the fruit trees I have are doing well.

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