Do you take the time to tie up your raspberry bushes? The benefits are many and well worth the effort. This simple guide gives backyard gardeners step-by-step directions to tying up raspberry canes using a time-saving method. Get those berries ready for summer, and the harvest will be ripe, easy to pick, and delicious!
In my mind, no summer is complete without red, luscious raspberries! When harvest season rolls around, I have a difficult time actually using them. A winter freezer without whole, frozen raspberries is like a bank account without money! I usually talk myself into sacrificing half the berries for a few cordials, a batch or two […]
I thought these black raspberries were blackberries. While they are black when they are ripe, they are actually raspberries! In this video, I talk about how to tell if your berries are raspberries.
We have a lot of a raspberry like plants growing all over our farm. I have been told that these are called wineberries. I like wine, too, so I have no problem with our (not really) raspberries. In addition to serving them all fresh and beautiful, sitting in a bowl, I like to make other […]
Raspberries can provide delicious sweet tart fruit for fresh eating, cooking and preserves such as jams and jelly. I can only speak for myself, but homemade raspberry jelly is my favorite. It tastes nothing like the product you buy in the store – the raspberry flavor is much stronger. In this post I’ll share what […]
It may only be the middle of August, but underneath that warm heat from the sun, there’s a fall chill in the air. It’s coming quickly! It’s almost time for hot chocolate, cozy sweaters, fires in the woodstoves, hearty stews, pumpkin-flavored everything… In preparation, I used the huckleberries I gathered on our last boat trip […]