Raspberries

My Boyne raspberries are 3 year-old. Lots of berries but not ripening and are hard as golf balls…

Pruning raspberries in winter

My question is whether or not it’s ok to prune my plants during the winter. Or if I should wait until spring or if I should wait until next fall ? I realize most of the pruning ( my raspberry…

Black Jewel Raspberry

I have about 10 different varieties of raspberries in my Toronto yard.  They were all planted last year as two year old canes.  This spring I clipped back all of the two year canes planted last year and kept the…

Raised Beds for Berries and Tree Roots

About ten years ago we planted a ball and burlap red maple (about ten feet tall at the time) in the corner of our garden. Since then, it has grown considerably and now nothing will grow underneath it. I have…

Planting Raspberries in Toronto

When is the best time to plant new raspberry plants in Toronto? Also what kind of fertilizer and when should it be applied to our existing raspberry patch. We had a great crop for a few years but last year’s…

Raspberries & blackberries

We planted raspberries and blackberries last year. What should we do with the dry branches and the very long [almost 8-9 ft]  new branches that did not produce berries this year. I would like to have more fruit from the…

Consolidating our raspberry plant

The suckers from raspberries have grown out into the middle of the garden. How can we transplant these to their original location at the back of the garden?    …

School Project help

Hello, I am a high school student currently planning to grow food in my backyard as a school assignment. I would just like to get some advice with planting 8 plants including raspberries, arrowhead carrots, sugary tomatoes, rover radish, sunberries,…

Problems with raspberry canes

My blackberry bushes and raspberries are within 10 feet of each other.  Is this too close for the sharing of disease? The raspberry canes are producing small pebbly fruit and leaves are yellowing. I put on sulphur, have sprayed miracle…