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Green bean flowers are so beautiful to me.
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This little frog thought this blackberry leaf was a good spot to relax.
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I love the colors of these grape clusters in different stages of ripening.
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The flavor in this handful of grapes is amazing!
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I've been seeing a lot of these beneficial long legged flies everywhere, hopefully they'll help to contribute to balance out the ecosystem!

I named this one Flash.
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These grapes are growing on the forest edge on a living privet bush trellis, and have had pretty much zero care since they were planted.

I love their beautiful open and long clusters!
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This blueberry bush is one of the largest, and has been pumping out a ton of blueberries this year, and is still producing!

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These grape cuttings are exploding with new growth! It's hard to believe they were rootless cuttings a few months ago!
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I recently moved these young fig trees into the food forest, as they were quickly outgrowing their nursery bed.

The one at the back is about 3 feet tall, but the ones in front of it seem to be trying to catch up!
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A lot of the pomegranates are growing quickly, and are putting on lots of healthy new growth!
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