Showing pictures of the saskatoon blossoms is a yearly tradition, but the dates have varied quite a bit from year to year. I think May 11 was the earliest appearance, and although I may be wrong, it seems like this is the latest…June 6, and the blossoms have just appeared. Such a happy sight! Continue reading Apparently Spring Showers Bring June Flowers
Like many of you, I love the newness of the spring season. It seemed like every day I was eagerly watching for those first green blades of grass and the tiny green leaves beginning to unfurl, and yet they still seemed to take me by surprise. Now, looking over our farm, the overall impression is … Continue reading Greeting the Green
Thank you so much for all of you who were able to fit us into your schedule this summer for the few weeks our u-pick was open! We loved meeting you and seeing you and your families and friends enjoying our farm and all the activities. We are now closed for the 2021 season. If … Continue reading A Record U-Pick Season
Hi! Our harvester is busy shaking the saskatoons off the bushes and as a result, our u-pick is coming to an end. We’ll be open tomorrow, August 7th, and likely Sunday, August 8th as well, but that will be about the end of things. The picking is still pretty easy and there will be lots … Continue reading Winding up the U-Pick
I hope everyone was able to enjoy their long weekend. Our u-pick is still open, so come and fill your buckets with our delicious, easy-to-pick saskatoons. We have also been running the harvester on some of the rows east of the house so we have pre-picked available. If you have lots of freezer space, the … Continue reading U-Pick Still Going/Harvester is Running!
You might remember how I was telling you in person or in posts that the sour cherries are usually ready at the tail end of our saskatoon season. Well, surprise! Yesterday we saw this, the beginnings of the early pickings. While the cherries are very small this year, they will still work great for juicing. … Continue reading Sour Cherries
Good news! We ran the harvester down a row and have some pre-picked saskatoons available. You can pick up your fruit anytime between 9am and 6 pm, for the price of $22/4 l bucket. They look nice, and I’m sure you will be happy with them. We still have the u-pick going as well, so … Continue reading Pre-Picked Saskatoons!
For being so early in the season, it has been surprisingly easy to fill a bucket with perfect saskatoons! Guests the last couple of days have been thrilled with the results of their labour. There have been more haskaps ripening up as well. They are a tiny variety, and require patience to pick, but again … Continue reading July 19
Tomorrow is our opening day for the saskatoons! Mike and I were working hard getting some water to the bushes. The saskatoon harvest looks to be plentiful, and although it is still in the early stages, the ripe berries are large and delicious! Continue reading Getting Ready!
Today as Mike and I were weeding along a row of saskatoons, we were pleasantly surprised to see several that were ready to pick. It’s still too early to be able to pick clusters, but for the eager saskatoon-lover who wants an early start on their 2021 season, we’ll be open every day starting July … Continue reading Start Making Your Plans to Visit