Tag Archives: Youngberry

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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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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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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A bit pricey

This is a photo that I took a few weeks ago at a local hardware warehouse. Such little plants for such a big price!

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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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