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Tips on Growing Huckleberries

The Wild Huckleberry Association’s favorite resource on growing huckleberries is Dr. Dan Barney’s Book:  Growing Western Huckleberries (link to book or pdf file is listed near the bottom of our Resource Page.) Once in awhile, we run across a article with some excellent tips on growing huckleberries.  One such article, by Amy Grant, is from […]

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Interview with Dr. Barney, Part 2

A week or so ago, we published a written copy of Dr. Barney’s interview with Kristina Johnson who is a food and agriculture reporter. Here is the second part of the interview: 3. What ecological/human threats face the wild berries? Although the size and number of colonies are decreasing, none of the western Vaccinium species […]

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Interview with Dr. Barney

Although Dr. Barney is not currently propagating and growing huckleberries, he is still considered the expert on the subject and giving interviews to interested parties. We are fortunate to have a written copy of his interview with Kristina Johnson who is a food and agriculture reporter: 1. Where does domestication of the berries stand now? […]

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Update on Huckleberry Grower

From our friend Joe Culbreth who is a huckleberry grower in Rathdrum, Idaho.  This is the email I received from Joe last spring: We here at Berry & Nut Farm are not a research center for huckleberries,  but are are growing huckleberries. We started our huckleberry field in 2010, which now, consist of about 1 […]

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Reader Asks About Growing Huckleberries from Seeds

Huckleberries are easy to grow, tasty for jams and pies Gloucester Daily Times I ordered some herbs from a catalog this year. Included were some huckleberry seeds. I planted the seeds in an 8-inch clay pot, and now they are about a foot high. How high will they grow, and should I plant them in […]

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Fake Snake Saves Huckleberries!!

Counting on fake snake to save huckleberries Bastrop Daily Enterprise They were huckleberries just like the ones my mom used to pick and make the absolute best cobblers I ever tasted. I declare those huckleberry cobblers are …

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Huckleberries Down Under

Hi there, my name’s Patrick and I’m growing huckleberries in Perth, Australia!

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Huckleberries in the News – Week Ending November 27, 2010

The Path of the Huckleberry – eG Forums The ancient path of the huckleberry is covered by the foot-steps of generations of Native Americans. In late summer when the huckleberries came into their … Huckleberry Plant Identification | eHow.com Huckleberry plants flower from April until June. These small blooms are a pale yellow or pink […]

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Where do Wild Huckleberries Grow?

Where Do Wild Huckleberries Grow? | eHow.com Wild Huckleberry Habitats. Most huckleberries (particularly the upland varieties ) thrive between 2000 and 11000 feet in elevation. …

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Huckleberries in the News – Week Ending September 4, 2010

Kinsey Barnard’s Photos and Real Life Adventures: Huckleberries … By kotybear2002@msn.com (Kinsey Barnard) So when I moved to Montana and heard people extolling the virtues of wild huckleberries the subject got a big yawn from me. When I found out how tiny the little dickens are and how long it takes to get an edible […]

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