Blueberry Netting Tips – Protecting Blueberries from Birds (& Deer)

Blueberry Netting Tips – Protecting Blueberries from Birds (& Deer)

Anyone with a blueberry patch knows that wildlife loves them as much as we do. In his northwest Wisconsin patch, my brother battles heavy deer pressure in addition to hungry birds looking for ripe berries. He came up with a great way to protect his blueberries and still have easy access to the plants. In…

Blueberry Pear Jam – Sweet, Luscious Pears and Ripe, Juicy Blueberries
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Blueberry Pear Jam – Sweet, Luscious Pears and Ripe, Juicy Blueberries

We were once again blessed with an abundance of pears from the neighbors after helping them harvest their pear tree, so I decided to experiment with another pear jam combination. This time around we made blueberry pear jam, pairing up the sweetness of the pears with berries, lemon and a touch of vanilla. My husband…