Tag Archives: Fruit

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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Time for picking and bird netting

Youngberry bramble with ripening fruit Youngberries protected with bird netting Your local hardware store should sell bird netting either packaged or by the metre for a very affordable price. The netting should last for years if you don’t handle it … Continue reading

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The season is nearly here – berry-eating season!

The season for youngberries (December-January) is fast approaching and bunches of green youngberries can now be seen developing on the canes, but it is interesting to see how different is the stage of development my other Rubus berry bramble at … Continue reading

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What do youngberries taste like?

In all my life I have never tasted any fruit more delicious than the youngberry (and related blackberry varieties). This is why I go to the trouble of growing them, along with the fact that berries are expensive to buy … Continue reading

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