Pruning Blackberries for a Bumper Crop
Pruning your blackberries may sound like just one more chore in the never-ending battle to keep your garden tidy. But pruning accomplishes much more than that. First, it keeps blackberry canes strong. Second, it encourages the growth of lateral branches where your next crop of berries will develop. Finally, it limits the spread of cane-borne diseases. To prune your blackberries without feeling intimidated, read on!