Picking cloudberries

'Tis the season. Not christmas of course (not yet anyways), but berry season! YAY!!Now one after another, all sorts of berries start to ripen and are just sitting in the forests, waiting to be picked. One of the earliest to be out is the cloudberry. It is typically found in swampy areas and wetlands, so…

Berry picking

Since most berries ripened while I was gone and have already been picked, I didn't pick a lot of berries after coming home. But I spent one day before travelling to Germany by a lake, photographing and picking some blueberries there. I was asked a lot if there was a lot of blueberries this year,…

Norrlands gold

In July it was time to pick some Hjortron (Cloudberries/Moltebeere). They are very special and only grow in more nordic climates. Here you can find them in swampy areas with a lot of water in the ground - so exactly where all the mosquitoes are. When they are ripe, they become a golden tone and…