The bramble patch is usually cleaned up by now but the cold winter has set us back with a few of our garden chores.
It turns out that this may be a good thing after all: The University of Kentucky has sent out a “blackberry alert” urging gardeners to hold off on pruning blackberry and raspberry until new shoots begin to emerge.
They are expecting more than usual die back due to our cold winter season.
Most brambles are biennial which means they fruit on second-year growth.
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