How To Grow Raspberries ?  

           Many people love to grow raspberries in their gardens, as the plants offer a fresh supply of fruits. The fruits can be eaten or they can be made into a juice, jelly or jam. If the yield of raspberries is high, they can be frozen and used later on. One of the reasons that gardeners love to grow raspberries is because the plants are quite easy to grow and are pretty hardy in nature. Also, the high yield of raspberry plant makes the effort worthwhile. More...

How To Choose Raspberry Fertilizer ?

How To Choose Raspberry Fertilizer ?

Raspberry plants are basically bushes that grow healthily when there is plenty of nitrogen, potassium and phosphor available in the soil. Soil conditions decrease in quality every year and that is why it is important to maintain them at a healthy level for a good crop. Apart from these minerals there are several other things that the raspberry plant requires to grow. The main factor is choosing the right site for its growth. Raspberry plant needs plenty of sunlight and a well drained soil which are primary for its growth. More...

Pruning Raspberries

Pruning Raspberries

Raspberries grow in different varieties and the pruning can get confusing if you do not know what kind of crop you have. If you learn the differences, you can have an evergreen crop. A good harvest can be enjoyed even from a small patch of raspberries. There are two different kinds, the ever bearing and the summer bearing ones. They can also be called the primocanes and the floricanes. So, before you start pruning, learn the differences between them. More...

Nutritional Value Of Raspberries

Nutritional Value Of Raspberries

Raspberry is a low-carb, low-calorie fruit grown in all regions with temperate climate. This fruit is not only delicious but also gives a lot of nutritive value on consuming. It is full of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and fibers. There are up to 8 varieties of raspberry throughout the world but the most commonly seen amongst them are the red variety. You may also find black or golden varieties in your nearby grocery stores. When added to smoothies, cereals and yogurt, or as toppings on pancakes and baked products, raspberries can make a delicious snack. These fruits are perishable and do not last more than 2 days even if kept in the refrigerator. More...

Transplanting Raspberries

Transplanting Raspberries

Raspberry is a fruit full of nutritive value, and is also delicious to eat. Proper care of raspberries by freezing them and or by making jams, jellies and other preserves can let you enjoy the fruit throughout the year. However, you need to know as to how to take care of the raspberry plants and points to consider when transplanting them from one place to another. More...

 

 

    
 

Fruit Gardening:

Raspberry Farming Tips       To get the best out of a raspberry plantation, you should choose the site very carefully. A raspberry plant favors full sunlight, and also grows the best in well drained soil conditions. The ideal soil is sandy loam, which has high amount of organic matter, and hence, provides adequate nutrients to the raspberries. It is better to plant raspberries in a higher area, because lower areas tend to get wet and soggy in rains and will remain that way in early spring. However, the raspberry plant is greedy for water. So, you should plant it strategically near a water source as well. During dry seasons raspberry plants demand a lot of water. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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