[Market-farming] Blackberry and Raspberry Questions

Dean Brock deanbrock2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 14:11:24 EDT 2008


Bats.  I'm not sure how effective they are, but I've read they do
enjoy june bugs.  I just got my copy of the bat house builders
handbook from bat conservation international, www.batcon.org

It's got a lot of good ideas, I would recommend it.

Thanks,
Dean

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Pat Meadows <pat at meadows.pair.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:36:38 -0500, you wrote:
>
>>I have two blackberry and raspberry questions:
>>
>>What is the best way to trellis raspberries and semi-erect blackberries?
>>
>>What are the best techniques for controlling June beetles and Japanese
>>beetles in blackberries and raspberries?  (Prefer organic or safe methods)
>
> Give all your neighbors Japanese beetle traps!
>
> I'm mostly kidding, but our neighbors put up a Japanese beetle trap this
> spring and I have not seen ONE single Japanese beetle this year, not one.
> My basil is growing totally unmolested.
>
> So maybe giving your neighbors traps does work.  :)
>
> Pat
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