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Aronia

The last of our fruits to blossom this year is our iconic aronia berry. We are the only company who have been supplying fresh aronia to UK supermarkets for the past few years, and hope to continue this year. This fruit has been attracting more attention in the national press lately, commenting on its great uses in a healthy diet....

Blueberries

After a very sunny weekend over our Easter, it has turned colder and wetter, but we still have our first blueberry flowers opening. This is 4 weeks earlier than some years. However, we still expect the harvest to be at the same time as usual starting in the middle of August apart from a few early plots. Cherries are now at full blossom, or even showing petal fall and are looking well....

First Blossom

Today, we have the first of our cherry blossom. We have been expecting it for a week, but this spring the weather is very changeable and it has been cold for most days recently. However, it is sunny today and the flowers have opened. We have bees in place so we hope all the flowers are well pollinated, and we have the promise of a great crop....

Blueberry Pruning

We already have over 40 people working on the farm, getting ready for the new season. Most are pruning the blueberries, to make sure they grow as large as possible and are easy to pick. We are also puttin up tunnels and working to make the camp as welcoming as possible when our pickers arrive....

Season starting

The weather in Scotland has turned springlike although by the time of year it should be winter. Last year, we still had "The Beast from the East" to come, with cold weather through March. This year, the weather is forecast to stay warmer than usual for at least 3 weeks, so it might be an early season. We have started covering our cherries to protect them in case it does turn cold....