Wednesday, July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010

Today we have picked in both the valley patch and up on the hill and there are still plenty of blueberries left to be picked! Tomorrow and Friday we're going to be open from 7 am to 6 pm for anyone who wants to come pick blueberries or get them pre-picked.

Les says that I took a terrible picture of the blackberries shown below. Today 4 1/2 gallons were picked and that about finished what was ripe today. I think we need to plant about 2 acres more of blackberries in order to meet the demand that we have for them. I'm trying to talk Les into selling his cows so we can use that portion of land. (I think I'm fighting a losing battle. He loves having cows to mess with!)

Monday, July 5, 2010

July 5th, 2010

Well, we're getting close to the end of the blueberry season. If we only had 500 people out here to pick the rest of the crop, we might call it done! Needless to say, 500 people didn't show up today. However, with yesterday's article in the paper our business was up a bit and we had a lot of people out to pick blackberries and blueberries.
The raspberries are done for the season and the blueberries will continue for at least this week. Blackberries usually are ready for picking through mid-July, so we probably have another 2 weeks of picking on the blackberries.