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'When To Prune Autumn Raspberries'

Raspberries | Pruning | Gardening Information

Raspberries - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - How do I prune raspberry canes? - When should I prune my autumn fruiting raspberries? How do I prune raspberry canes? You need to treat the summer ones slightly differently to the autumn ones. Prune all of your autumn fruiting raspberry canes to

How To Grow Raspberries

…delicious crop! Pruning Raspberries * Knowing when to prune raspberries can seem complicated but it is really very simple! All you need is a good pair of secateurs and some gardening gloves to protect against thorns. * Pruning autumn-fruiting raspberries these are the simplest to prune. In late…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 19th October 2012

…summer. The advantage of having Autumn fruiting raspberries is that this type of cane can be cut back to ground level in February each year, thus breaking the lifecycle of the bug which overwinters on dormant canes. Burning the prunings should be sufficient to control the problem. I would suggest…

What to do in the garden in February

raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canes, which will fruit in the autumn. Cut the tips of summer-fruiting raspberry canes that have grown beyond the top of their supports; cut just above a bud. * • Continue to plant raspberry canes for the coming summer. * • Prune apple trees…

How To Grow Wistera

to consider when growing Wisterias. They are long lived and will form woody stems over time which require significant support. This makes them very difficult to move if you change your mind in a few years time. Also bear in mind that they require regular pruning to keep them under control and to

What to do in the garden in August

…of autumn raspberries, blackberries or loganberries, freeze them on trays for a couple of hours and then bag them up to use over winter. * • Tidy up strawberry plants and remove any old straw from around the plants to improve ventilation and reduce the risk of pests and diseases. * • Prune

How to grow fuchsias

…and pruning fuchsias Upright / Bush fuchsias Bush Fuchsias are best pruned in spring. Cut back the stems to a permanent low framework. Climbing fuchsias Prune out the oldest stems in spring when the fresh buds begin to break, and reduce the remaining stems to restrict their vigorous growth to the…

How to grow tomatoes

…in about 7 to 14 days at a temperature of around 21C (70F). Keep the compost moist, but be careful not to over-water as wet conditions can encourage "damping off disease and other moulds and diseases. Pot on the tomato seedlings when large enough to handle, taking care not to touch the stem.…

What to do in the garden in March

…Continue to plant raspberry canes. * • Cut autumn-fruiting raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canes, which will fruit in the autumn. Cut the tips of summer-fruiting raspberry canes that have grown beyond the top of their supports; cut just above a bud. * • Remember to feed your…

Buy Raspberry Plants Online

…need to spend a fortune on soft fruit from the shops, when you can relish the sweet flavour of sun warmed raspberries picked fresh from your own plants. And because autumn fruiting varieties require different pruning techniques to their summer fruiting cousins, there's a raspberry plant to suit…

How To Grow Fruit Trees

pruning should be carried out in the winter months, between November and February, when the tree is dormant and it is easier to see the shape of the tree. If you're growing cherry trees, plums, apricots or peaches these should be pruned in the summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf disease. * When

How To Prune a Clematis

…year. Knowing when to prune clematis will ensure you get the best flowering possible. If you are not sure which species you are growing, but you know when the clematis is in flower, then you can normally determine what type of pruning it will require according to these clematis pruning groups. If…

How To Grow Lavender

…tolerant. Pruning Lavender Lavender plants will need pruning each year in order to prevent them becoming sparse and woody. After flowering, in late summer, prune lavender plants back to within 2cm (1") of the previous year's growth to maintain a compact, well shaped plant. It is important to leave…

How To Grow Sweet Peas

…that fabulous sweet pea perfume in your home too. Pruning Sweet Pea Plants Once your sweet pea plants are in full flower you should regularly dead-head them to encourage more flowers to develop. Simply snip off any faded blooms or seed pods when you see them. If you love having fresh cut flowers…

How To Gardening Guides and Tips

…* How To Gardening Guides How To Gardening Guides Ever wondered how to plant garlic, when to harvest potatoes, or how to prune a Clematis? Our useful 'How To' guides cover a wide range of topics to bring you specialist advice on growing flowers, fruits and vegetables. Read about planting, pruning,

What to do in the garden in December

to frost. Cover with fleece or straw. * • Apply glue bands or greasebands to the trunks of fruit trees to prevent wingless female winter moths climbing the trunks and laying their eggs in the branches. * • If you'd like to grow your own delicious raspberries next year, plant raspberry

What to do in the garden in July

…trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans or espaliers, give them their summer prune now to maintain a good shape. * • Prune the fruited stems of your blackcurrant bushes after harvesting. * • Raspberries are shallow rooted so they will appreciate being watered generously in hot, dry…

What to do in the garden in September

…the ideal time to order trees and shrubs. They will grow vigorously next spring if planted this autumn. * • Keep deadheading annuals and perennials to extend their performance. * • Keep dead-heading your Penstemons, Dahlias and Roses to prolong flowering. * • Prune any late-summer…

What to do in the garden in October

…in pots of ericaceous compost. * • Autumn is an ideal time to plant many varieties of fruit trees. . See our extensive range of fruit trees online and get ready to enjoy delicious fresh fruit straight from your garden or allotment. * • To test when apples are ripe gently lift them in the…

What to do in the garden in January

…a boost when they regrow in spring. We recommend mulching with compost and using fertiliser such as Incredibloom etc as this will help the plants when they need it. In the flower garden * • Prune your Wisteria plant now, cutting back summer side-shoots to 2 or 3 buds. * • Prune rose bushes…

What to do in the garden in November

…first frosts when their flavour will have sweetened. * • Divide mature clumps of rhubarb once they are dormant. * • Now is a great time to prepare a perennial vegetable bed which can be planted up with rhubarb crowns and asparagus crowns. * • Prepare a bed for planting autumn garlic.…

Flowers | How To Gardening Guides & Tips

to grow Buddleja Buzz™... How To Prune a Clematis Knowing when you should prune a clematis is important to ensure you get the best display of flowers from your plants. Clematis plants are often classified in groups. View the guide here... How To Grow Fuchsias Fuchsias are versatile and easy to

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

when it all breaks down! Make sure you have a good mixture of grass clippings, vegetable peelings, paper and woody prunings. To help the process along you'll need to turn your compost with a garden fork each month to keep it aerated. Return to * Top 10 Gardening Articles Other Quick Links * What To

Facebook questions Jan 7th

…It sounds like you have a variety of autumn-fruiting raspberry. The pruning you've carried out is correct for summer-fruiting raspberries. For autumn fruiting raspberries, cut all your raspberry canes to ground level in February. The new canes produced will then bear fruit this coming autumn.

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd November 2012

…The easiest way to tell autumn and summer varieties apart is to wait until they fruit. The main distinguishing features of Autumn fruiting varieties is that they will fruit over a long period from August to October, or even into November. Autumn fruiting raspberries tend to be more self supporting…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 27th January 2012

…bed with summer and autumn fruiting raspberries. Last year I didn't stay on top of maintenance so I haven't cut down the right canes at the right time. What's the best way to tell the difference when I'm tidying up? Answer: Hi Gill. The easiest way to tell them apart is to wait until they fruit.…

Facebook questions Oct 29th

…Owen-ferrante Question: How and when is the best time to prune a 1 year old olive tree? Answer: Olives are very slow growing and require little pruning. The crown of the tree will normally branch naturally so it is best left to its own devices. If you need to prune out any badly placed or frost…

Fruit Growing Guide

…holes should be prepared to a depth to plant your bush at the same level as the nursery soil mark. Firm in after planting. Pruning We supply ready pruned so do nothing the first year. Your aim should be to keep an open bush habit to allow light and air to penetrate to discourage disease infections…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 18th October 2013

…are not selective so will kill your raspberries too if allowed to get on the leaves and stems. Use a cover while spraying the weeds to prevent spray drifting on to your raspberry plants. Alternatively you can buy spot weed killers which are applied as a gel to the leaves. I hope this helps Lesley,…

Thompson & Morgan facebook question and answer session March 4th

to minimise root disturbance. Pot them into containers using your own garden soil or John Innes No.3. When you get to your new garden, take time to improve and prepare the soil properly before planting them out again. If the summer is rapidly approaching then you may want to wait until autumn before…

Facebook Question and Answer Session 27.06.14

…tends to be confined to individual branches which can easily be pruned out. There is no chemical control for this virus but it doesn't really harm the plant particularly and may even disappear with time. Nutrient deficiency is often to blame for yellowing foliage. Camellias enjoy acid soil, so when

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd August 2014

…troublesome to dig in. I hope this helps you to decide, Sarah * Ann Olson-Neumann * When is the best time of Autumn to cut back / prune my apple & cherry trees. Also how far from the branch - meaning the minimum of branch left. They are not OLD TREES 5yrs, still small girth. I want to prune hard as…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 24th June 2011

…Helena Fasching Question: When can you prune a Catalpa? Answer: Hi Helen, it’s best to prune your Catalpa when it is dormant between the autumn and late winter. They respond well to hard pruning so don’t be afraid take out larger branches if needed. Remember to always make a cut just…

Facebook questions Dec 22nd

…growth from the remaining stump until midsummer when a proliferation of new shoots will appear. Thin out the new shoots as they develop until you have a nice new framework of stems for the plant to regrow from. I should also mention that by pruning the plant in this way you will be forfitting any…

Facebook Question and Answer session 11th July 2014

Prune out and burn any infected plant material to reduce the spread of spores, and try to prevent the plants becoming dry at the roots by ensuring that they are adequately watered. You could also apply a mulch in spring to help conserve moisture in the soil throughout next summer. In autumn,

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th April 2014

…page and she will get back to you during her next Q&A session. View the answers to our previous sessions. * Yvonne Osborne * I'd like to know what to do with a lot of my plants mainly fuchsias, they have all their new growth all the way up the top half of the plants when they usually sprout from the…