Sea buckthorn was originally grown in Europe and Asia. It was given to soldiers to boost their immunity and give them strength.
Sea buckthorn berries grow on shrubs that are 1.8 to 3.9 metres (6 to 13 feet) tall and the fruit is bright orange in colour. The shrub is able to grow in Saskatchewan’s cold climate and can grow in poor soil. Harvesting sea buckthorns by hand is not an easy task because there are many thorns around the berries. Because of the thorns, protective gear must be worn during harvest.
Sea buckthorn berries are bright orange and grow on branches with thorns.
Sea buckthorn berries are very nutritious. It has vitamins C, K, and E, and antioxidants. It can be eaten fresh or made into juice, jams, and baked goods.
Sea buckthorns can be made into juice.
Strawberries have been grown for thousands of years, being first mentioned in ancient Roman literature. Today, strawberries are still a popular fruit that people enjoy.
Strawberries can be grown as an annual plant (which you have to replant every year) or perennial (where they come back every year). The plant is small and grows low to the ground, and it can also be grown in pots. Strawberries should be picked when they are ripe as they will not ripen any further after they have been taken off the plant.
The red strawberries are ripe and ready to eat. The strawberries that don’t have any colour haven’t ripened yet.
Strawberries contain vitamin C, fibre, and antioxidants. They are delicious to eat fresh, or in baking and jams.
There are lots of ways to eat strawberries, including smoothies.