[Market-farming] Blackberry and Raspberry Questions

sora at coldreams.com sora at coldreams.com
Thu Aug 14 13:01:08 EDT 2008

> Thanks for the excellent information regarding my Blackberry/raspberry
> questions.
> The responses now lead to another question:
> When is too late in the season to prune back primocane tips as suggested
> in the OSU research?  (Zone 6B)
> I too am very curious about this new method of pruning!
Here, in the spring..I prune out the old, dead canes and clip down the
floracanes to encourage flowering...
I have had great success with a mulch of a layer of cardboard with a layer
of straw on top.  It all breaks down in a year, and helps greatly with the

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