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Raspberry plant care

Hi everyone, I'm new and happy to be here.  I have a summer raspberry bush in my yard that had has good years and bad years.  It has been l…

Started by Joan Doria

1 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by IthacaNancy

strawberries

I have about 50 strawberry plants and the crop looked great--till the birds got to them. usually I'm delighted with all the birds our garde…

Started by Jayne Port

7 Mar 24, 2013
Reply by IthacaNancy

Fall bearing brambles

Anybody bringing in fall berries?  I planted Autumn Bitten raspberries this spring, and am pleasantly (!) surprised to be picking a steady…

Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs

1 Oct 5, 2012
Reply by Mark Norton

Thornless Blackberry Varieties

Am looking to plant a bed of thornless blackberries this year.  Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with a particular variety?

Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs

0 Jan 27, 2012

Sure Jel - low sugar

Hello all,   I hesitate to ask, but does anyone want about a dozen packets of Sure Jel low sugar that uses Splenda?  A friend bought them b…

Started by Roxy

4 Dec 5, 2011
Reply by Erik Shanton

elderberries

Do birds eat unripe elderberries? The flower bracts on my 3-yr old tree are losing the little green pips that came after the flowers. Bush…

Started by persephone doliner

2 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by persephone doliner

Jelly up for grabs

I have three half pint jars of jelly (unopened, of course) up for grabs for anyone who would like them.  They are great, I just don't do su…

Started by Shannon Haskins

2 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Shannon Haskins

2 products from one batch of raspberies

Fall-bearing raspberries are so wonderful.... but, kind of tedious to pick. Never get as many as I wish I could....Which is why I do want t…

Started by Krys Cail

2 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by Krys Cail

Question regarding strawberry plants in containers

I have 75 strawberry plants in 3 tower containers.  I haven't a clue how to care for them over the winter.  I want to leave them outdoors i…

Started by Lucille Brocato

1 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Lucille Brocato

What to do with so many elderberries?

We've got a few bushes almost dropping to the ground.  Suggestions for how to use this lesser known berry?  I have had elderberry syrup but…

Started by Liz Falk

8 Aug 11, 2010
Reply by crowjoy

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