Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bee Happy

The wild bees are busy at work in the 4 established Haskap plants, and some green fruit has already set. The bees have been active over a week. The plants started blossoming on May 15, and the bees were active … Continue reading

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Shelter Belts–Wind and Snow Breaks, and other interesting things

We are exploring the merits of various shelterbelts and windbreaks. For now, neither of the existing orchards has a windbreak planted by us, but the larger orchard which we will plant on June 8 has a natural tree line to … Continue reading

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Tracking Orchard May 28, 2013

First 970 plants were planted on May 25. Here is the orchard today, May 28, 2013. It has been clear and sunny in the daytime, with temperatures of 20C (68F) in the daytime, and 9C (48 F) in the nightime. … Continue reading

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And so it BEE-gins!

On Friday, May 24, we picked up the first 970 /10,000 of Haskap dormant plugs from Haskap Central Sales Ltd close to Prince Albert SK. They were packed in boxes of 120, with bundles of 5 wrapped in cellophane, and … Continue reading

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