Raspberries View More

(Rubus idaeus)   Raspberries are a member of the rose family and are considered a bramble fruit.  Sweet with slightly tart overtones, raspberries are known as “aggregate fruits”.  Each delicate fruit is made up of around 100 drupelets (juicy pulps surrounding a single center seed) arranged around a hollow middle cavity.   While the most… Continue Reading

Blueberries View More

(Vaccinium corymbosum)   Blueberries are fruits of a shrub belonging to the heath family. Other members include the cranberry, bilberry, azalea, mountain laurel and rhododendron. There are more than 30 different species of blueberry. Popular varieties include Highbush, Lowbush and Evergreen.   Blueberries grow in clusters and range in size from that of a small… Continue Reading