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TAYBERRIES – HOW TO GROW AND ENJOY THEM IN SOUTH AFRICA

TAYBERRIES – HOW TO GROW AND ENJOY THEM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Tayberries (Rubus fruticosus) are a cross between blackberries and raspberries, which are both delicious and packed with plenty of nutritional value. This hybrid berry is as big as a large raspberry and is a pretty magenta or maroon colour. It’s juicy and a little...

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ELDERBERRIES – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TASTY

ELDERBERRIES – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TASTY

The Sambucus Nigra or European elderberry is beautiful to look at and excellent to eat (or drink). Their purple-black clusters of berries are purported to have many health benefits, but these come with some precautions that are helpful to know. They are also fantastic...

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Everything you need to know about the Black Raspberry

Everything you need to know about the Black Raspberry

Is there really such a thing? A black raspberry? After all, just about every photo of a raspberry plant are images of the vibrantly red berry that we’ve all come to know and love. The black raspberry, not to be confused with the blackberry which shares a surprising...

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7 Fun Facts, and Health Benefits, of Goji Berries

7 Fun Facts, and Health Benefits, of Goji Berries

The quaint, shrivelled up little berry you spot in the health aisle of most supermarkets is keeping a few secrets that only a few know. The goji berry, also known as the wolfberry, comes from the same family from which tomatoes, potatoes, chilli peppers and even...

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16 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT CRANBERRIES AND THEIR PRODUCTS

16 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT CRANBERRIES AND THEIR PRODUCTS

Cranberries and their sweet juice aren’t just a perfect mixer for vodka, a delicious sauce for poultry, or a fab dried snack on the road. They’re also incredibly healthy and fairly easy to grow in your own garden. Fascinating Facts about Cranberries Cranberries are so...

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Growing and Harvesting the Elderberry

Growing and Harvesting the Elderberry

A wonderful plant which grows beautifully both in the wild and in the garden, the Elderberry produces delectable fruit and sweet flowers. Used to make unique wines, sweet jams and delicious pies, while also used as a natural antidote to the flu virus, the Elderberry...

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