I'm still projecting the end of June for raspberries and after the 4th of July for blackberries. If you need berries for the 4th, check the website on the 1rst to see if anything has beaten my expectations and is ripe. We will also be planting the strawberries in the grow bags the week of the 4th. Yeah!
June 8, 2013
We succeeded in getting the raspberries planted. Saw some pink on the Illini Hardy blackberries. Pink is on the way to black!
June 6, 2013
Well, I hate to complain about the rain, but . . . Our raspberries arrived last week and are still in the frigde not in the ground. The new Natchez planting does look good and is leafing out.
Raspberries have formed berries and I think there will be some raspberries (more than last year) starting the last week of June. Be sure to check the picking report or call before coming for raspberries. I still think we are definitely after the 4th of July for blackberries with this weather.
May 22, 2013
The Natchez started blooming Sunday. More blooms every day are opening. We saw some bees out pollinating today.
May 13, 2013
We planted 165 Natchez blackberries today. See the picture above or on the news page or on the facebook page. Also ordered the grow bags for strawberries!