Category Archives: dwarf sour cherry

Cherry Berries – Nanking, Carmine Jewel, Evans Bali

The cherries are ripening now in mid July in northern Minnesota. The Nankings are ready for picking. I’m not sure how far away the Carmine Jewel and Evans Bali are from being fully ripe as this is the first year … Continue reading

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Dwarf Tart Cherry Sauce and Honeyberry Juice

Here in the USA they are called Tart Cherries. Canadians call them Sour Cherries. But on both sides of the border the University of Saskatchewan dwarf cherries grow very well and taste wonderful! We purchased some frozen Carmine Jewel cherries … Continue reading

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Haskap / Honeyberry / Dwarf Sour Cherry Report

Edible Blue Honeysuckle (haskap/honeyberry) bushes have a way of springing surprises on a person. I posted about our first berries in August at http://www.haskapusa.blogspot.com and now in October a few more lovely blossoms appeared on just a couple of plants. … Continue reading

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Canadian Orchard Tour – Haskap, Cherry, Saskatoon

A July visit to family and friends in Saskatchewan, Canada, has its perks with commencement of the prairie fruit season! I started off sampling many a berry at the University of Saskatchewan’s 2011 Haskap Field Day (aka honeyberries), followed by a visit with … Continue reading

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Planting the Orchard

We are very thankful for our friends from Texas who have come to help us plant our new orchard! With 100′ tape measure set alongside the furrow, the guys dug holes every 5′. We have 18 rows laid out w/ … Continue reading

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