Cherries and strawberries and blackberries, oh my! ‘Course, the critters seem to get first dibs, and by the time they’re done, there’s just a handful left for us. We’ve learned to started picking them when they’re nearly ripe, and allow them to finish ripening indoors (though it took an entire cherry tree full of pits for us to learn this lesson – glad someone’s getting fat and happy off of our fruit!)
But despite having to share our bounty, it’s incredibly gratifying to have a snack plucked fresh from our trees, or a salad made from greens grown in our garden. Who knew this would be so much fun?