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Ripening Cherries

Our cherries are starting to colour. When the flowering was very late, we expected this to lead to a later season, but the good weather that we have had over the last weeks has brought the crop forward, so that it will be the same time as last year, or perhaps even earlier. We do still have a good crop of cherries and have survived the "June drop" when trees can shed most of the cherries...

Allotments

We are very impressed by the progress made after much hard work by the committee and members of the local allotment society. We offered the field for use by the society and it is great to see the great crops growing as well as the support for local groups of disadvantaged people....

Green Cherries

Now spring has really arrived and the weather is better, the crops are really moving. The picture shows some of the first cherries te emerge from the blossom. They have escaped the frost (so far) and it looks good for harvest. Blueberries are also starting to flower and will shortly be in full blossom and buzzing with bees,...

Cherry Blossom

We now have most of our cheryy orchards in full blossom, and they are all looking very beautiful and promising a good crop. There have been a few frosts, but we have protected against them, so now we wait to see if the fruits set and stay on the trees until harvest. Our first blueberries have also started to flower, so spring has finally come to our farm....

Blossom

What a difference a week can make once the weather improves. Most of our earlier cherries now have a wonderful display of blossom, promising a good crop. We have honey bees and bumble bees to pollinate them, and are protecting them from frost, so hope all is well until harvest....