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Harvest Season Fast Approaches

The muscadine grapes are growing at Blog Cabin 2013 — and harvest season fast approaches! We thought our most die-hard fans would love to see a snapshot of the mini vineyard that’s climbing its way up and around the reclaimed wood pergola. Let’s chat: If you won the home, what would you do with your grape harvest? Make jellies and jams? Produce fine wines? Throw them in the juicer, perhaps? Set up a farm stand in the front yard and sell them by the peck?

Thanks to project manager Dylan Eastman for sending in this great photo! And thanks to our friends at the Made + Remade blog for posting this timely how-to. If you don’t win Blog Cabin 2013, you can grow your own muscadine grapes and enjoy a bountiful harvest. Enjoy!

  • Posted at 1:52 pm on September 9, 2013
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350 Comments

  1. Hmm… those grapes sure look good! How do you win the cabin, though?!?! :D

    Karli@HomeCity.com on September 24, 2013 at 1:05 pm
    • Entry time is over !! Just waiting on the drawing to be held soon to see who the very lucky winner is !! Maybe a blogger !!

      gremol on September 24, 2013 at 1:49 pm
    • Whoever it will be, we don't know. They will be one lucky person.

      conardj on September 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm
  2. Grandkids would take care of those grapes pronto !!

    gremol on September 24, 2013 at 1:50 pm
  3. Thanks for the opportunity to try to win this lovely,historic cabin in NC.Now that we're retired,We've seen
    enough of NC to know we'd love to make a permanent home there. We grew up living on the bay in NJ &
    our grapes don't grow well here.This is a reason to dream!

    Barbara Lynn on September 24, 2013 at 2:17 pm
  4. wishing and hoping

    twoTERRIERs on September 24, 2013 at 2:44 pm
  5. HARVEST HOUSE : Here I come = +) )

    COOLSMILEY on September 24, 2013 at 3:14 pm
  6. Love me some muscadines, right off the vine or wine! Thank you for sharing the pictures! <3

    Carrie925 on September 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm
  7. Found my answer: In a video from 2012 Blog cabin drawing. They say the winner is called the same day that they pick them. So exciting.

    StormyWV on September 24, 2013 at 3:40 pm
  8. SITTING BY THE DOCK OF THE BAY
    DREAMING EVERYDAY
    JUST SITTING BY THE DOCK OF THE BAY
    WISHING AND HOPING EVERYDAY;););););););)

    Janis Conard on September 24, 2013 at 3:46 pm
  9. If I was lucky enough to win and move back to NC, I would share with all my family, friends and neighbors!!
    I can see us now. what fun!! Sure do appreciate HGTV and all the work making dreams come true!!

    sharon on September 24, 2013 at 5:58 pm
  10. I'm from Up North Michigan Wine Country
    I'd make complimentary HGTV Coastal wine for the Scripps Network.
    In the hope that I'd be a great Vintner and a Viticulturist is willing to travel. Cant forget the Pecans involvement somehow and SEAFOOD!!

    sherie4473 on September 24, 2013 at 6:33 pm

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