A warm June morning and as soon as I opened the basement door where the sun shines every morning I could smell the sweet scent of the wild strawberries. Our wild native strawberries showed up on their own in the area of my back yard I’d let fill with native plants and grow a little unruly. Each year they move around and show up in a new spot. They are very happy growing around the bricks and wall at the corner of my house. I always find them to be sweeter, as if they are concentrated for their size.
Below, all generations are represented: buds, flowers, several ages of immature berries and rich ripe berries.
Some for me, some for the critters, a handful for a snack before breakfast.. . . . . . .
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