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Raspberry Patch: Friend or Foe?


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Raspberry Patch: Friend or Foe?

LJS | Apr 20, 2009 08:16 AM

I live in the north east (zone 6A) on the coast and am planning a garden of edibles...we have 3 acres, so lots of space with different options for placement, isolating the raspberries from other crops if necessary.

I have fond memories of a raspberry patch that lived quite happily at the bottom of my grandmother's garden when I was a kid...seemingly effortlessly. But, like I said, I was an oblivious kid and don't know how hard they worked to keep it going.

So, raspberry growers, what is the story?

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