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 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
Onions are voracious eaters and require quite a bit of nutrition to grow to a nice size.
Mammoth onion from last year. This reached a size of just over 1 kg.
Planting from sets (which is a small onion really that was stopped from growing any larger) makes planting easier and also reduces the growing time slightly. Continue reading