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Re: [nafex] wet soil, highbush cranberry and archive homework

thanks Lon, i hadnt considered Aronias,, only found a few mentions of it in 
egroup archive, i'll do more research, ive never seen or tasted one.  Ribes 
family is a possibility i think if not right at waters edge?   The mention 
of blueberries suprised me,  what little i have garnered says "dont even 
consider it if you're on heavy clay"   which we have 340' deep.   Would i 
love to grow lingonberries!!  having lived in the north of sweden, its one 
of the things you yearn for the rest of your life....lingonsil och filmjolk  
(lingon sauce and northern yogurt,  yum)                     minnesota del

>From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom@hevanet.com>
>Reply-To: nafex@egroups.com
>To: nafex@egroups.com
>Subject: Re: [nafex] wet soil, highbush cranberry and archive homework
>Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2000 07:30:50 -0800
>Other hardy fruits worth trying might include lowbush blueberries, true
>cranberries, Aronia.  If the soil isn't totally soggy, gooseberries might 
>worth trying. How about other Viburnums?  V. prunifolium (mooseberry) isn't
>too bad and it's sweet where V. trilobum is tart.
> >From: pinewoodel@hotmail.com
> >To: nafex@egroups.com
> >Subject: [nafex] wet soil, highbush cranberry and archive homework
> >Date: Sun, Dec 17, 2000, 4:31 AM
> >
> >  When i first joined this amazing newsgroup i posted a querry about
> >growers of viburnam trilobum, haven't found any growers yet.  My reason
> >is that with these newly acquired ponds (ten acres, clay soil,  over a
> >HALF MILE of new pond edge coming this spring, nature will plant
> >anything i dont, so im after ANYTHING i can plant that is edible along
> >this edge before Mama N. takes over.   So far in this zone 2b all ive
> >heard of that is suitable (wet feet, clay, severe climate) is highbush.
> >any other ideas?
> > Just started going through the archive of this egroup, plugged in
> >wet soil and amazingly it found a few notes.  For anyone new to this
> >site like me who hasnt 'done their homework' may i recommend taking the
> >time to work ones way through the archives, its a wealth of info, and
> >already ive had three ?'s answered that i would have pestered you good
> >folk with this week. THANKS AGAIN for all the efforts that have gone
> >before.  this site IS a school.            del, n. minnesota
> >
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