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Bayberry - What is it anyway?

I admit it.  Until about 30 minutes ago, I thought Bayberry was a made-up candle scent.  It turns out it is a very real thing! Bayberry, also known as wax myrtle, waxberry, or candleberry, is both a shrub and a tree.  The varieties grown in our area of the US are best known for their showy winter branches & grey berries.  They are also tole...
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