Pruning raspberry bushes

March is the perfect time of the year to prune raspberries as the plants are putting effort into new shoots.

Raspberries from last year's harvest

Raspberries from last year’s harvest

Raspberries are plants that have biannual branches that grow directly from the root stock that grow one year and then produce berries in the second year. This means that after the second year, the branches die and need to be cut back to keep the plants orderly and make space for the next years crop. Continue reading