Maryland Grows


Raspberries: so simple to grow

So simple to grow There are raspberries, and there are raspberries. Let me explain.Traditionally, raspberry gardeners had to pay attention to their plants because they grew and fruited on a two-year cycle:Year 1: Raspberry plants put up primocanes or suckers,…

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Time to thin our raspberries

I really don’t like thinning new canes of our red raspberries. Removing about half of them seems counter-intuitive. More canes, more berries—right?No, more isn’t always better in our gardens. Why?The reasons are similar for many fruits and vegetables. Good spacing…

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