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Muscadine Grape Jam

Muscadine grapes are a sustainable fruit crop in the southeastern United States.  They are tolerant of insect and disease pests and they successfully grow at he 40 acre woods without spraying any pesticides. Typically, muscadine grapes bear dark fruit with … Continue reading

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Wild Grape Variety

Wild grapes come in many varieties at the 40 acre woods.  In late April the wild grapevines seem to be growing on everything.  Many are still blooming like the one pictured below growing on a fence. Soon after the first … Continue reading

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Baby Update from the 40 Acre Woods

I have lots of babies at the 40 acre woods in late March.  Below is some baby wild plums.  They seem to be doing well here in a sunny spot.  We had a lot of blooms this year, but I … Continue reading

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Mystery Grape? Solved, Peppervine

I found this vine in North Florida near the Suwannee River.  Looks like a grape, but the leaves were not quite right for a Muscadine.  The fruit was very sweet, yes I am crazy enough to taste it even if … Continue reading

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