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June 11, 2009  By St. Catharines Standard


strawberries04June 10, 2009, St. Catharines, Ont. – Strawberry season has begun in
Niagara, signalling the official start to summer, as far as fruit
harvests go.

June 10, 2009, St. Catharines, Ont. – Strawberry season has begun in Niagara, signalling the official start to summer, as far as fruit harvests go.

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The large, red berries showing up on the shelves of Ferretti’s farm stand now had some help getting there.

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He started those berry plants under cover of agricultural plastic, shielded from the temperamental elements of early spring when they start to bloom.

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