Self sterile cherries have a reputation to be a bit of a handful to grow, but with development of a self pollinating varieties you can have a good harvest if you are able to conquer a few obstacles like diseases and birds. With or without extensive gardening experience you can grow dwarf cherry trees easily, even in large containers. Both types of cherry trees prefer a sunny site with good air circulation and fertile, well drained soil with pH 6.5-6.7. In the early spring protect cherry flowers from frost damage and mulch cherries with well rotted organic matter. In the first year keep the cherry tree consistently watered, thinning is not necessary. Drape netting over trees to protect those attractive, shiny fruits from birds. Harvest cherries when their sugar content rises dramatically preferably during dry weather by cutting the stalks with scissors.
Save the cherry sweetness for after season and considerable amount of money. Homemade cherry jam can very easy become your favorite breakfast. For the cherry jam is best to use white tart cherries or sour cherries instead, if you can’t find the white ones.
Preserve summer fruit for healthy snacks around year. Cherry season is very short, for us who adores them, it passes in a blink of an eye. Dehydrated cherries are storable and ready for wide range of recipes in our kitchen.
Summer in a wrap. Light meal refreshed with cherry sweetness. Made this complete meal effortlessly, and taste summer wrapped in a fresh lettuce leaves.
Delicious eatable cups, made entirely of chocolate, and with cherry cheese cream inside. Effortless and fun to make at home.
Delicious and light, combination of lady fingers, pudding, cream and cherries, all in one glass. Cherry trifle is so easy to make.
Soft and fluffy, cherry cupcakes are easily baked, brilliantly smart desert that looks and tastes just like it’s made in paradise. Cupcake and the cherry on the top, classic and decadent desert.
Sweet and refreshing, easy to make, ideal for sharing during long summer evenings. Your friends will love crusty sweetness covered by fresh cherries. Fresh cherry taste combined with almond richness makes this recipe so special.
Sometimes you just have to start day with this rich and sweet breakfast. Easy to prepare, but looks luxuriously and combined cherry, cinnamon and cocoa flavors are delicate and heavenly.