Burpee Community - Fruits http://www.burpee.com/community/categories/fruits Burpee Community - Fruits en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Worm inside Raspberrys stems]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/749/worm-inside-raspberrys-stems this summer I got worms inside my Rapberrys and they only gave me a few raspberrys, as in 3 handfulls, do not know if they where there last year because i moved here in August 2013.

I just cut the rapberrys down, an noticed the worms had gone all the way to the bottom of plant and upward all the way. 

I have 24 plants, and it looks like they might be a few years old because the root system is everywhere. I uprooted one but I thought I better ask before I pull them all out. Is this rapberry patch savable or do I need to pull them all out?

thanks For any help you can give me .


http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/749/worm-inside-raspberrys-stems October 8, 2014
November 23, 2013 November 23, 2013 <![CDATA[Transplanting Raspberry ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/715/transplanting-raspberry- We purchased a home where raspberry was left go and has run amuck among the weeds in the woods. Good crop but very hard to harvest. I want to transplant it in a proper row with a short support for the canes. We are having a pretty mild November. Can I do this now or wait until spring? Now I can easily tell which canes are first year and will provide berries next year. 

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/715/transplanting-raspberry- November 23, 2013
<![CDATA[what do to do with strawberry plants at the end of the season?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/664/what-do-to-do-with-strawberry-plants-at-the-end-of-the-season I had planted 15 plants three months ago and only got a half dozen tiny berries so far. now they are growing faster and getting bigger leaves and runners are starting to appear. I have not done gardening for many years, what am I suppose to do with them now?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/664/what-do-to-do-with-strawberry-plants-at-the-end-of-the-season July 8, 2013
<![CDATA[Raspberry patch out of control]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/735/raspberry-patch-out-of-control My raspberry plants are out of control.  They are getting very large and are spreading so much that it is difficult to get into the patch to pull weeds (also out of control) and I can barely get to many of the berries by August. The plants range in varieties, and are all between 2-5 years old.  I'm trying to decide how to prune them, train them, and get them back in some kind of order this year.  If possible, would prefer NOT to sacrifice having at least some of both early and late harvest, because I truly love snacking on sun-ripened berries while I'm out in the garden throughout the summer.  I would appreciate any suggestions or advice on managing these wily brambles!

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/735/raspberry-patch-out-of-control February 21, 2014
<![CDATA[Strawberrys - Zone 9 - Florida - question for when it gets really hot]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/535/strawberrys---zone-9---florida---question-for-when-it-gets-really-hot This is the first year that I am growing strawberries.    I bought 25 bare roots plants (Sweet Charlie - June Bearing) as soon as they were available this winter.  They are growing in containers - one plant per pot/container.   Not many had flowers, but I snipped off those that did as instructed.   It seems like the first year is for getting established.

I have searched but haven't found the answer regarding what to do with the plants when it gets really hot (June-mid October).    Any advice would be appreciated.    Also, when does strawberriy plants produce runners?







http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/535/strawberrys---zone-9---florida---question-for-when-it-gets-really-hot February 13, 2013
<![CDATA[Is it too late to plant blueberries zone 5]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/638/is-it-too-late-to-plant-blueberries-zone-5 Is it too late to plant blueberries for zone 5?  What are the risks and things I shouto assume assure they last?


http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/638/is-it-too-late-to-plant-blueberries-zone-5 May 13, 2013
<![CDATA[blueberries flowering in December]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/497/blueberries-flowering-in-december Hello All,
A few weeks ago we got 2 blueberry bushes (1 Jewel, 1 emerald ) and now they are both starting to flower.We live in Little Rock, Arkansas and the plants have been outside since we got them. Is there any actions we can take or should take so we can still get fruit in the spring? Too late to remove the buds?

thank you


http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/497/blueberries-flowering-in-december December 25, 2012
<![CDATA[Melon Spacing]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/9/melon-spacing How far apart should I plant my melons? I know they spread and vine, so what is ideal spacing for planting in my raised garden beds?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/9/melon-spacing February 16, 2012
<![CDATA[Protecting Blueberries from Freeze]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/441/protecting-blueberries-from-freeze I have two newly planted blueberry bushes in large pots. What is the best way to protect them from a spring frost?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/441/protecting-blueberries-from-freeze April 27, 2012
<![CDATA[Question about Top Hat Blueberry]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/442/question-about-top-hat-blueberry This is the first year I planted a top hot blueberry.  Will it produce fruit this year?  (I am in Zone 7).  If not, should I remove any blooms once they start to emerge?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/442/question-about-top-hat-blueberry May 26, 2012
<![CDATA[Blueberries]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/443/blueberries I have 4 Blueberry plants 2 yrs old. They are in 3 gal pots and I want to put them in a raised strawberry bed.  When do I transplant them?  Do they need protection from the freezing temp which we are approaching.  Is there a publication that I can buy for detailed info?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/443/blueberries November 22, 2011
<![CDATA[Strawberry plants, can I move mine? ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/312/strawberry-plants%2C-can-i-move-mine- The raised planter that contains my strawberry plants is in need of a lot of repair this spring.  Am I OK to move my plants to a new planter without risk of them dying.  They are two year old plants.  We live in Wisconsin.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/312/strawberry-plants%2C-can-i-move-mine- February 10, 2012
<![CDATA[Having problems getting soil acidic]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/444/having-problems-getting-soil-acidic This is the first year I've planted blueberries.  I have a tophat plant that looks to be doing fine, however, when I test the acidity level of the soil, it is nowhere near acidic, and I worry that this will prevent the plant from producing fruit.  I have been adding dried coffee grounds to the soil weekly and testing it about a week later, but still no results.  I like to try to garden as naturally and chemically free as possible, so is there anything besides or in addition to the coffee grounds that will make the soil more acidic? What amount of dried coffee grounds is sufficient, and how often after I add them should I re-test the soil?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/444/having-problems-getting-soil-acidic May 11, 2012
<![CDATA[Dead blueberry]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/445/dead-blueberry I had a 10-12 year old fully established  blueberry bush that did not seem to make it after this winter.  It is odd because all my other bushes are already fruiting (it was a mild winter here in chicago and Spring came early).  Do blueberries ever go dormant?  I hate to cut it down without being sure that it is truly dead.  The branches do not seem to be dried out, but I do not see green and it has no leaves at all. What could have happened?  The soil is acidic enough...

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/445/dead-blueberry April 26, 2012
<![CDATA[Planting in wet ground]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/8/planting-in-wet-ground Can I plant fruit trees,berry bushes when its realy wet?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/8/planting-in-wet-ground April 26, 2012
<![CDATA[fertilizer]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/313/fertilizer I have a iron kettle with strawberries in it. What kind of fertilizer would I use?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/313/fertilizer April 3, 2012
<![CDATA[Raspberries ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/323/raspberries- How long does it take for Raspberries to bear fruit?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/323/raspberries- October 25, 2011
<![CDATA[Blackberries]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/446/blackberries when is the best time to put in blackberry bushes in fresno Ca and are they hard to grow

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/446/blackberries January 4, 2012
<![CDATA[Grapes]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/370/grapes Wanting to start some grape vines along the back fence of my new house. wondering the best way to go about it since ive never grown them before.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/370/grapes January 4, 2012
<![CDATA[Strawberry plant fertilizer question]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/314/strawberry-plant-fertilizer-question I planted a new patch of Strawberries last year late summer/ early fall. They grew and spread out well filling in the areas nicely. I keep them inside a garden fence and covered them with plenty of straw for the winter to protect them. Now in the early spring when weather starts to warm out more I want to fertilize them with some type of fertiziler, preferably organic. Any suggestions greatly appreciated. Never grew berries before and so far has not been hard,other than keeping them watered nothing to it once you put them in the ground. I have read several articles about pests that affect berries and how to keep them growing, but nothing mentions fertiziler suggested. Really looking forward to those new strawberries early this year, may get a hoop house set up over them to see how early I can get them to set fruit.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/314/strawberry-plant-fertilizer-question January 5, 2012