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Winter Won’t Win

Even though most gardens in our region show little promise under the near-constant cover of snow, don’t worry. Winter won’t win.

02/19/2014

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Native Blueberry Plants Are More Than Just Tasty

Blueberries are one of the best of what I call our ‘Patriotic Plants’ – with white flowers in spring, blue berries in summer and bright red foliage in the fall!

07/23/2013

Denny Doyle shows off the blueberry harvest. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Banner Season So Far For New Jersey Blueberry Growers

New Jersey blueberry growers are enjoying a sizeable harvest as they head into peak season.

07/03/2013

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Study: Some Fruits Reduce Heart Attack Risk In Women

A study of 93,000 women found that those who ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries per week were 32% less likely to have a heart attack.

03/14/2013

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Off Season Gardening

I planted blueberries. Last week. Does this sound like a good idea?

01/21/2013

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Enjoying The Fruits Of Your Labor

Few things are more fun in gardening than gathering fresh fruit from your own plants – going out on a summer morning to pick ripe raspberries for your cereal or blueberries to make muffins.

07/31/2012

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Patriotic Fruits For The Fourth

One of the sweetest ways to celebrate the Fourth of July is with some of our most patriotic fruits: native blueberries and raspberries.

07/04/2012

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An Unusually Early Start To Blueberry Season In New Jersey

The warmer-than-usual spring weather has brought New Jersey blueberries to the table nearly two weeks earlier than normal. You can already find the berries on sale.

06/13/2012

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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.

03/31/2012

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The All-American Blueberry Bush

Blueberries bushes aren’t only great native plants, they display all-American colors too – white spring flowers, blue summer berries and red fall foliage.

05/16/2011

An Inexpensive Food Rich in Antioxidants

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough We know that antioxidants help fight heart disease and certain forms of cancer but many foods that contain antioxidants are quite expensive—like blueberries and strawberries. Louisiana researchers recommend […]

08/30/2010