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tips for growing rasberry bushes



Plant Nov-DEC or March. 3ins deep 12ins wide, spread out the roots. Soil level to old mark of soil. Cut back stem to bud 1 foot abve soil level. Tie in canes as they grow. Decide on support to suit site. BEFORE planting prepare the site ie dig and remove weeds, Compost or rotted manure forked into site of trench, allow to stand a month before planting bare root canes. Sprinkle growmore or fruit fertiliser 2oz to sqyd before planting and fork in. After cropping cut down all fruited canes and tie in new ones not cropping. Weed, hoe, water, mulch of compost or well rotted manure. New plants can be taken from suckers by cutting and sticking in ground. When you have done all that go and have a lie down, after a stiff drink ( Hessayon)

5 May, 2010

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