Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mid-winter in the garden

I’m not sure why different blackberry hybrid plants in my garden are doing different things at the moment in my garden. My old plant which I’m pretty sure is a youngberry has dropped many of its leaves, as it always … Continue reading

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Do youngberries need to be pruned in winter like roses?

No. The berries grow on canes that grew in the last season and which haven’t previously fruited. Canes that have borne fruit in the last season will die off of their own accord before the next fruiting season (early summer), … Continue reading

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