Outback Farm - Did You Know? - Pryor, OK
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Boy, the Titan and Vernon varieties of blueberries made an impression on some folks this season. The size of the Titan was generous and both varieties delivered  sweet and juicy fruit. They made some friends this season and are sure to delight next season as well.




Different blueberry varieties offer something to everyone. Do you have a favorite? or do they all taste great?

 
Variety: Duke, early season
Variety: Duke, early season
first blueberry of the season at Outback Farm; generous crop just keeps on giving more blueberries; generally considered one of the best early season cultivars; large berry with good flavor; awesome chilled
Variety: Rebel, early season
Variety: Rebel, early season
offers a large berry with a mild flavor, bush has a spread to it which makes for easy picking; this fruit follows shortly after the Dukes are ready
Variety: Bluejay, early to mid season
Variety: Bluejay, early to mid season
definitely the chefs pick; high quality fruit, slightly tart, great for cooking and baking and creative connoisseurring
Variety: Bluecrop, mid season
Variety: Bluecrop, mid season
most widely planted mid season cultivar in the world, a medium berry with the perfect hint of tart; tasty snacking, great in smoothies too
Variety: Legacy, mid season
Variety: Legacy, mid season
noteworthy for being sweet and aromatic; this berry tends to be generous both in size and flavor; a real people pleaser
Variety: Ruebel, mid season
Variety: Ruebel, mid season
a true wild old fashioned blueberry small to medium in size and robust flavor; not a lot of these in our plantings but when you find you will not be disappointed
Variety: Toro, mid season
Variety: Toro, mid season
tight clusters of berries make this a bit more challenging to pick but definitely worth the effort; this blueberry is on the large side and has good flavor and is juicy too
Variety: Bluegold, mid season
Variety: Bluegold, mid season
a low growing and very hardy variety of blueberry; fruit is medium size with good flavor and firmness; this might be a family favorite
Variety: Chandler, late season
Variety: Chandler, late season
huge blueberry, often the size of a quarter; high on the list of favorites for Outback Farm customers; good flavor, plump and juicy; a single berry can be a mouthful
Variety: Titan, late season
Variety: Titan, late season
some are saying this new variety is the giant of the blueberry patch; may be a challenge of size with the chandler; nice sweet flavor
Variety: Vernon, late season
Variety: Vernon, late season
large blueberry, firm, mild flavor; makes a good sampler in the field when you are picking your blueberries to take home
Variety: Elliott, very late season
Variety: Elliott, very late season
this one is the grand finale' and worth every bit of the wait; this can be a tart berry because it has a tendency to turn blue before it is actually ripe; long shelf life; great in the cooks kitchen
Variety: Pink Lemonade, late season
Variety: Pink Lemonade, late season
here you go, the first ever pink blueberry; just as tasty and nutrient rich as their blue cousins; will develop into deep pink fruit toward seasons end; medium size fruit with sweet, pleasant flavor, high sugar content

















































































Blueberries for breakfast, lunch and dinner sounds like a motto to live by. Covers my day. Don't forget deserts and snacks.
Remember...............
If you are making a specific trip to the farm, off season in particular, always, always, always call first to be assured we are available to assist you and have what you are looking for.



                  
 Fresh Herbs 


The pleasure of herbs is unmistakable. If you use them you know their value...if you are new to herbs you are in for a treat. Look for the D.I.Y. Herb garden the next time you visit Outback Farm for your blueberries, you may find the herbs  irresistible.          

Dazzling Garden Darling
Dazzling Garden Darling
sunflowers...seeds nutritious, flowers pleasant, bees love
Marigold
Marigold
easy to grow, so colorful
Lavender
Lavender
aromatic, relaxing, and yes tasty
Common Sage
Common Sage
what's turkey dressing without sage?
Rosemary (right)
Rosemary (right)
distinguishing aroma, medicinal and culinary
Thyme
Thyme
delicate but powerful
Oregano
Oregano
gone wild, no matter, still intensely fragrant
Chamomile
Chamomile
What's not to love about chamomile?
Mint
Mint
can be invasive
Tarragon
Tarragon
tarragon vinegar, make your own
Curry
Curry
love the smell but have not mastered growing
Basil
Basil
all time stand by
Garlic
Garlic
who can live without garlic
Cilantro
Cilantro
use seeds and leaves
D.I.Y. Herb Garden
D.I.Y. Herb Garden
lots to do but more to enjoy





































































































































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