That's cool! Here I thought that all of the fruit that I was going to get to make jelly this year was already gotten!Ravenlost said:They turn red and from what I've read should be harvested after the first frost. I'm planning on harvesting some of the wild rose hips on my place this year for jelly, etc.
MorrisonCorner said:So.. we were at Costco today for The Big Shop and I saw tons of rose hips adorning the roses planted in the parking lot dividers. It seems a terrible waste to let them just rot there... what is the protocol for harvesting hips in public parking lots? Does anyone do it?
Ravenlost said:I'd be a little concerned about contaminants...chemicals from car exhaust and from spraying. If you do ask the manager about picking them, be sure to ask if they use insecticides, fertilizers, etc.[/QUOTE
I agree, just the car fumes is enough to contaminate herbs