Tag Archives: Strawberries

Strawberries!

Hi everyone, After a very cold April starting all our crops off about two weeks behind normal, the very hot May caught us back up.  It seems like we’re right about average again, and that means IT’S TIME FOR STRAWBERRIES!!! We’ve been able to pick more and more strawberries for the market these last couple […]

Spring Is Finally Here!

Hi everyone, April was so cold this year that everything is running late, but the warm weather the last couple weeks is starting to catch things up.  Since I haven’t posted for awhile, I have a lot to tell you about what’s going on around the farm these days! First of all, as you can […]

Strawberries!!!

It’s been a great first week of strawberries here at the Orchard.  Up until some spotty storms today, the weather has been perfect. For the next few weeks, we’ll have u-pick open, and we’ll also be picking berries for the market as fast as we can.  If you’re interested in u-pick, please read the following: […]

Closed This Sunday, Strawberry Jamboree Dates Set and Much More!

Strawberry Jamboree poster

**The following is an excerpt from our Orchard newsletter.  Please subscribe if you’d like information like this delivered right to your inbox** Hi everyone, Wow, we’ve been really, really busy here getting ready for the upcoming season!  I have a ton of different things to talk about, so I’ll try to keep each of them […]

Bloom Roundup

Pink Pearl Apple Trees in Bloom

Sorry it’s taken me so long to get these posted to the site.  They’ve been out there on social media for a little while.  Bloom is pretty much over at this point, and I’m starting to be able to see tiny (but growing quickly!) fruit.  So far everything is looking really good, but we do […]

Iris and a Crop Update

The iris display in the market

Iris A lot of you folks have probably enjoyed seeing Peg’s iris collection blooming on the hill next to the market, either this year or in the past.  Those iris made their way up from Tennessee when Dale and Peg moved back here, and they’ve been doing great.  Iris rhizomes will grow to the point […]

Strawberry Update, More Planting and Photos

Planting strawberries using the mechanical transplanter

Strawberries Wayne County got hit by frost Sunday night/Monday morning.  Most everything at the Orchard came through fine, but the strawberries being right on the ground, got the coldest air.  We got a little damage, but nothing catastrophic.  So I figured I’d take the “opportunity” to show what a damaged strawberry blossom looks like. DON’T […]