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Thursday, September 23, 2010
Why They Call It Beautyberry!
If you every wondered exactly why the beautyberry is called a beautyberry I'll give you two words: "Beauty" and "berry!" These beautiful purple clusters of purple berries are well worth the wait each year for the autumn display. I've added several new beautyberries from cuttings to my garden this year and can't wait until their display matches the first one I planted.
Dave is the author of Growing The Home Garden and runs a small nursery business growing vegetables and herbs for local customers in Spring Hill, TN. (Blue Shed Gardens or FB page). He has written for gardening publications, Troy-Bilt and Lowe's and is available for edible garden consulting. Dave gardens organically and when he isn't writing, collecting seeds, or propagating plants he's parenting his 4 children as a stay at home dad.