Has anyone grown elderberries from cuttings? I purchased varieties and I am looking for the best way to plant them for maximum yield. Are they like blueberries? Is it best to get different varieties planted next to each other, different blueberry varieties grow at different time so you can maximize your yield. Or are they…
Made Kombucha With Left Over Elderberries
I made elderberry syrup for Christmas gifts and froze the leftover berries. I think I saw on here a post about using the spent berries in different things so I figured why not give it a try. I had a sinus thing that just wouldn't leave so I thought maybe this will help. I mixed them with either blackberries or raspberries.…
Elderberries - little white worms
I just harvested over 10 pounds of elderberries from our trees. While pulling all those little berries off their stems I noticed some tiny little white worms. I removed what I saw, but I'm sure there must be many more. Anyone have any idea what they are and would they be harmful to humans? I'm inclined to use the berries…
Do's & Don'ts: Preparing Elderberries
Here is an insightful article from Cedar Mountain Herbs on how to prepare elderberries & how not to, as well as some other good information to know about elderberries.
Elderberry Workshop 2/21-25/2022
This just turned up on my email, a free four-part workshop on raising and marketing elderberries. It seems to be pitched to the small-scale commercial grower, but with information the home grower can use as well.
Wild Elderberry Patch: Thought I hit a gold mine
I travel in a very rural area and driving on a dirt road in July I thought I had hit a gold mine, well yes, I guess I had! I came on a place where there were Elderberry plants beside the road, the patch was over 60' long and 20' wide, covered with blooms. I stopped and picked almost a bushel. You couldn't tell I had picked…
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