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The season begins!

In my garden one of my bramble-berries has fruit ripening, and thus it is time to bring out the nets to keep birds away from the goods. I wish I knew where the stiffer netting got to as last year … Continue reading

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This month’s chore

When new and fast-growing canes reach or fall to the ground, they will need to be somehow lifed and secured to the trellis so that they don’t take root at the tips and grow new plants next to the parent … Continue reading

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That’s the end of the youngberry crop….

….and that’s also the end of the year. I think the fruits are under-developed due to a lack of pollination by bees, but I’m not sure, to be honest. Note that the leaves are looking shabby, and they will die … Continue reading

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Bird-net time!

It is high-time to protect Rubus crops in Perth with bird nets. You want a stiff and fine-weave net over a flexible and open net, as the latter will forever get caught up in the thorns of the brambles and … Continue reading

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Upcoming season’s fruit in the making – October 2015

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Update in autumn and an untimely warning

It has been quite a while since I tried to post to this blog, which seems to have a technical problem. I’m hoping this post will end up at the top of the blog. Firstly, a word or warning about … Continue reading

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My apologies

I apologize for the state of this blog. For some unknown reason several recent posts at this blog now appear out of sequence at the end of the blog, and have an altered appearance with a different font than the … Continue reading

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