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Cherries Ripening

The photo shows the very first of our cherries ripening. We only have one tree like this as all our cherries are late varieties which will ripen in August. However, this one tree will give us a taste of what is to come. Our harvest looks promising, with a crop that is not too heavy, which will mean that fewer cherries will ripen as larger and sweeter fruits. We just hope for some sunny days from n...

Cherries Set

We continue to have a good spring in Scotland, with warm days to encourage the bees to pollinate the cherry blossom, but not too hot as this can make the flowers mature too quickly. It is always an anxious time as we wait to see the result, but we can now see the first cherries as they emerge from the dying flowers. All looks good for the summer, especially as we are later than the english this ye...

Cherry Blossom

With recent very good weather in Scotland, our cherries are quickly coming out into full blossom. We have been very happy to see lots of bees working hard in the ideal conditions, when it is warm, but not too warm, and dry, but not too dry. The latest trees are still 10 days from full blossom, but that will give us a good spread of season, so that we can supply our customers when they most want th...

Covid-19 Update

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all, and we know it is a worrying time for everyone. Our fruit will be needed in the summer to keep everyone fed and fit, especially given the known good effects of consumption of blueberries, cherries and aronia. We hope all the staff that we will need to pick our crops will manage to come to the farm at harvest time, and we are working hard on policies an...

Blueberry blossom

Although we are a few weeks away from the height of the blueberry blossom, the first flowers have come out on some very early varieties. The rest are breaking bud well, and we have pruned this year to give us the best chance of having a good crop of large berries, which will be easy for the pickers, as well as wanted by our customers....