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A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.
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Berries and Brambles Series: Getting Started with Raspberry

Posted by Grant McCarty -

  Raspberry plants tend to grow quite well in Northern Illinois. You'll find raspberry plants at many fruit and vegetable farms in our area. Unlike blueberry and strawberry plants which tend to stay intact based on their growth habits, raspberry plants are a prickly shrub with long canes that the fruit will be produced on. Known as brambles, they produce primocanes in the first year whi...

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