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Summer arrives early

After a very cold spell which held up the flowering of the cherries and blueberries, summer arrived early this weekend, and everything is now in full bloom, and some of the cherries are already dropping petals. We have had some minor frost damage on the cherries, but there is still plenty blossom for a full crop. The photo shows an ornamnetal cherry outside our packhouse....

Cherry buds break

On a brighter note, the cherries are starting to break bud, and will be in blossom by next week if we get some sunshine. We have honey bees, bumble bees and mason bees to pollinate them, so have our fingers crossed for good weather over the next weeks, and for no frost. We think the cherry buds look to be high quality which promises a good crop....

Tunnel Damage

I hope everyone had s good Easter. Unfortunately on the farm, we had a mini tornado on Sunday evening which damaged one field, but left every other field untouched. We will soon repair the damage, but it does delay the other farm work which was going well. We will start planting blueberries and cherries next week....

New season work starting

We have started some of our staff, and are now busy pruning the blueberries to give us the best quality and size of fruit at our harvest in September and October. With the very mild early winter, some of the buds are moving quite quickly, but the colder weather we now have should slow them up and keep them safe from frost until the Spring. We have also started to put up some tunnels, mainly to giv...

New Year

A Happy New Year to all our staff, customers and those thinking of coming to work here this summer and autumn

I have to apologise yet again for missing articles for most of last year and will try to do better this year. The year has started off breaking records for rainfall, and there have been floods near here and across Eastern Scotland. We escaped the worst of the floods, but the river stil...