Feb 22 2019
Haskap berries are very popular with several species of birds on our farm. Every year we have to install bird netting to keep them from taking all of the crop. Every year several birds manage to figure out how to […]
Feb 10 2019
One of the many frequent questions that I receive is how are you harvesting your Haskap berries? Or how should I harvest my Haskap berries?
There are a number of good answers to these questions. One of the most important things […]
Feb 24 2017
What is Moringa?
The Moringa tree originated in India but is now grown in tropical and subtropical regions in five different continents. Moringa has so many health benefits it is referred to as the “miracle tree.” Almost every part of the […]
Feb 06 2017
We have some exciting news! We have more haskap varieties available than ever before, including new varieties! The plants are propagated at Floramaxx Technologies Ltd. who work in close collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan fruit program and Dr. Bob Bors.
The new […]
Nov 17 2016
Letting The Light In
As some of you have already noticed our farm landscape has changed drastically over the last few months. The big pine trees that had surrounded our property for a very long time have been removed, and “Wow! […]
Sep 28 2016So you wish to create a Haskap or Honeyberry orchard but you are wondering what varieties you should use. The choices are starting to become hugely varied with lots of new varieties showing up these past couple of years, and more coming next year. This can create some confusion, but hopefully this article will help […] Mar 20 2016
UPDATE – For 2016 we tried the below and this year was a serious problem year for birds due to dry weather. Birds will apparently turn to berry crops during dry weather periods and 2016 has been a very dry […]
Aug 22 2015This past spring and summer we used a Bird Gard system in an effort to repel birds from our Haskap Orchard. We also sold a number of units to other Haskap growers for use in their orchards. This post is a follow up of our previous post as to the effectiveness of the Bird Gard […] Jun 09 2015
We have installed a Bird Gard Plus in orchard #1 this year.
Last year we had a few Haskap berries on the very young plants, but the birds (prime suspects were the blue jays) took them as soon as they turned […]
Jun 02 2015
How to Modify a Boom Sprayer Into a Compost Tea Sprayer
Purpose built compost tea sprayers are quite expensive. So to reduce costs we purchased a less expensive boom sprayer and modified it for compost for the cost of a couple […]