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bio website blog.bstpierre.org
location United States
age 39
visits member for 3 years, 7 months
seen Jan 14 at 3:55

Mean temperature (°F): 18 in January, 67 in July, high around 90, low around -10 (Zone 5)

Rainfall: 36"/year

  • frost free May 21-Sep 9,
  • 5' snowfall,
  • snow Oct-Apr,
  • ground freezes <48" starting Dec 1.

Growing veggies (3000 sq ft), blueberries, raspberries, a few fruit trees, 10 acres of woodlot (and expanding into the fields, if I'm not careful), 3 acres of horse pasture, 1/2 acre of lawn, "weed garden", assorted shrubbery, and far too many wild blackberries.


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24
accepted Placing nitrogen fixers around established trees?
Sep
24
accepted How soon / how often can I divide comfrey?
Sep
24
asked How to distinguish between Elaeagnus umbellata and E. multiflora?
Sep
23
comment What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
How do you distinguish between E. umbellata and E. multiflora? I see some minor differences in the descriptions e.g. on Wikipedia, but I'm not sure what differences are definitive.
Sep
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
21
comment What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
Autumn olive looks like the more likely candidate. Thanks!
Sep
21
comment What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
I'm accepting this answer, though I'm trying to figure out whether it's really E. umbellata or E. angustifolia.
Sep
21
accepted What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
Sep
21
revised What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
seed/bud photos
Sep
21
revised What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
seed size
Sep
21
comment What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
Ilex looks possible. I'll inspect some fruits more closely tomorrow and try a better camera for a closeup on the buds. Thanks for the title edit.
Sep
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asked What is this small shrub with small red berries, and lanceolate, alternate entire leaves?
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Nice Question
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awarded  Announcer
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awarded  Good Answer
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awarded  Nice Answer
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awarded  Nice Question