Raspberries Rule! Gardening Guide
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How would you like to grow magical jewels in your garden? You can, when you grow raspberries! Glowing like rubies, amethysts, and citrine, raspberries have almost supernatural properties when it comes to nutrition and health benefits. Raspberry bushes are perennials that can yield… READ MORE
If you’ve ever been raspberry picking, you know the joy of plucking the velvety orbs off their stems and popping them in your mouth where the berry releases its sweet juice on your tongue. There is nothing like the taste of a freshly picked raspberry. Certainly the berries packaged… READ MORE
Raspberries come in two main types: summer-bearing and ever-bearing. Summer-bearing raspberry plants produce fruit only in the summer. Ever-bearing raspberry plants produce fruit in the summer and the fall. Summer-bearing raspberries grow on floricanes, meaning they fruit on the prior year’s growth. New canes grow every… READ MORE
Before choosing your raspberry plants, take a moment to consider how you will use your raspberries and the colors, flavors, and sizes you prefer. In addition to summer-bearing and ever-bearing types, the main categories of raspberries are: Black raspberries, also known as blackcaps, including Allen and Bristol varieties Purple… READ MORE
Getting your raspberry garden started begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from bare root canes (or cuttings) or tissue culture plants (in pots). It’s easy and economical to start your raspberry plants from rooted canes, but tissue culture plants—while more expensive—are… READ MORE