Blackberry Winter, according to results of Google searching, is defined as a cold snap during the month of May when the blackberries are in bloom.
Blackberry winter in the Ozarks does get very cold and wet. It is the cold snap in May that is usually coupled with a lot of rain that occurs when the blackberries are just budding out but not quite blooming. The picture to the left has proven to be true in the past since it was taken in 2017. Although this was just one bramble in over 22,000 square feet of of wild blackberries, the entire field looked the same. Just buds. Also, ..
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