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Let's Go Pick Strawberries

Posted by BCM on Saturday, June 25, 2016, In : Gardening 

At this time of year, thoughts turn naturally to strawberries.

For starters, we’ve just had the “strawberry” moon. This quaint name for June’s full moon was coined by the Algonquin tribe of North America and signaled the start of strawberry picking. They gave every full moon of the year a different name to help keep track of the seasons and would have found the last one we had on 20th June particularly auspicious because it coincided with the summer solstice. That’s rare and won’t ...

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