Wet Hammock (ecology)- Also known as Cabbage palm-live oak hammocks, or prairie hammocks, are a sub-type of mesic hammocks composed principally of live oak and cabbage palm trees. They occur in central and southern Florida in prairies and floodplains, on river levees, and on slopes between dry uplands and wetlands.
*U-Pick Blackberries- Berries are really close! Maybe open 1st weekend in June
Blackberry Update 5/26/2017:
Fruit is beginning to develop in the field and it looks as though we will be open NEXT weekend. There is not much ripe fruit at the moment so we have decided to NOT open for this upcoming holiday weekend. We will post the field status next week to confirm our dates and hours. Thank you for your patience!!!
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U-Pick Blueberries- Crop lost, March 15th 2017
Blueberry update 4/21/2017:
The nights of March 15th-16th brought sub freezing temperatures to the area which is rare for that time of year. This event, coupled with the unusually warm January and February which advanced the crop by several weeks, devastated our crop for this year. We estimate a 90% crop loss on the blueberries and unfortunately will not have a crop this year. The good news is the plants are fine, and without a fruit load the plants are growing exceptionally well so we should have a large crop next year. This same weather event took most of the peaches as well from our small orchard but the blackberries are as good as ever! We would like to thank all of our dedicated pickers and hope to see you for blackberry harvest.
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