Grape Watch

Wanted to get on hear and make sure to tell you all about grapes. Grapes are poisonous to dogs so be on the look out next year. The most serious complication of grape/raisin toxicity is they can cause severe kidney damage. Make sure you don’t have these in your yard or accessible to your dogs. Our neighbor has a vine or two creeping over that we always have to watch out for once they get to long we make sure to turn them back over towards the neighbors yard.

In the Northern Hemisphere, grapes start to bud as early as March and flower in May. In July and August you can start to see the vine fruit and in September and October they are ready to harvest. It may be hard to notice or pick it out if you don’t have much of green thumb, but hopefully my small summary of the grapes growth cycle will give you an idea of what to look out for.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s