Blackberries: Autumn pruning


This year I’ve had a superb haul off of the blackberry bushes located toward the bottom of the plot. These blackberries grow wild at the plot and if they’re kept under control you can train the wild sprouts into some really decent plants and make use of the fruits that come with them. Soon after […]

September 18, 2017

Pruning wild blackberries


I have a bit of a love hate relationship with blackberries a. because they’re incredibly numerous and seem to pop up everywhere, but b. because they seem to produce such wonderful fruits, which are great to use in a blackberry smoothie¬†or in an apple and blackberry crumble. Wild blackberries grow at the back of the […]

February 24, 2016