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As I pushed our grocery cart down the store aisles yesterday, my wife added a bag of cranberries to it. Obviously, something purchased for Christmas dinner, because I only see them around holidays.

That got me thinking — a pastime I do often, but not always well — where do these little critters come from? Trees? Bushes? Underground? Outer space?

I enjoy growing weird stuff, but have never grown a cranberry. So, I did a little research.

 

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