Sweet Red Gems | big white house on the hill

June has only just arrived, and they’re already picking strawberries in the valley, and we’re enjoying currants up here on the hill.

I’m not sure what possessed me to buy a currant bush five or six years ago. The leaves were ridged and cut, the plant was attractive, and hey, it produced edible fruit. Sounded like a winner to me. The MR moved the currant bush and the blueberries from our old house to here, but I never really took notice of it until the deer.

You see the deer nibbled on the blueberry bushes without mercy, but they totally ignored the currant bush. I figured it was time to get a few more. And as they ma…

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