Re: [gardeners] Re: Blackberry vines (
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 09:33:42 EDT

Thanks bsk,

We've been brush hogging the 20 acres...another pest -- the wild plum 
thickets. We're just blessed with lots of pests! I have been picking the wild 
blackberries for our personal use, but hadn't thought about selling them for 
profit. As you know copperheads & diamond back rattlers love to call those 
blackberry & plum thickets "home sweet home." So that's one liability issue 
right there. 

All our trees lean to the north because of the constant wind from the 
south...and the grasshoppers were already hatching out in February. Living in 
Oklahoma (where the wind goes sweeping down the plains...) can be a real 

Vicki Day-Cook