How to Root Elderberry Cuttings

How to Root Elderberry Cuttings

December 01, 2015

Norm’s Farms carefully creates our elderberry cuttings from 1st and 2nd year wood in the winter after the elderberries have lost...
When Are Elderberries Ripe?

When Are Elderberries Ripe?

August 01, 2015 1 Comment

If making your own Elderberry Pie or Wine is on your bucket list, knowing when elderberries are ripe and ready to harvest is an important detail...

Are Elderberry Bushes Poisonous?

Are Elderberry Bushes Poisonous?

June 10, 2015 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered, "Are Elderberry Bushes Poisonous?" Many people have heard that elderberry bushes are poisonous and yet have also heard...
Harvesting Elderflowers

Harvesting Elderflowers

May 30, 2015

It's the season for Harvesting Elderflowers in North Carolina.  Spring in the Carolinas is a steady progression of one heavenly flower...

Elder Tree Folklore - Part 3

Elder Tree Folklore - Part 3

August 14, 2014

In Part 3 of the Elder Tree Folklore series, we explore the role of the elder in Denmark. From ancient goddesses to tales of the human...
Elder Tree Folklore – Part 2

Elder Tree Folklore – Part 2

July 24, 2014

In this installment of Elder Tree Folklore we head to the isles of Great Britain. The elder tree has long played a part in the various...

Elder Tree Folklore: Part 1

Elder Tree Folklore: Part 1

July 11, 2014

The Elder Tree and Elder Tree Folklore has a distinguished past. Currently the elder tree is known for its fragrant flowers and berries...