Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Crop Availability Summer 2016

The weather plays funny tricks this year!

Every year is different and this year has been more difficult than most. After a very mild winter the spring was very cold and wet which caused damage to some crops and delayed planting of others. Then suddenly we had a few hot days and ripening accelerated causing some crops to come to a premature end.

Here is a summary of where we are with some of our main crops.


The outdoor crops has finished. We will have a late crop in the poly tunnels in mid/late August.


They have been very hard picked recently but we still have a few.


Very plentiful!


Still plenty


 A few just turning blue - should be plenty soon.


The April frost took a lot of the blossom so it will be a light crop this year. The first ones are turning colour now.

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