Sunday, June 3, 2012

Raspberries (155/366)

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Raspberry Facts:
* The raspberry is a member of the rose family and a bramble fruit like the blackberry
* Raspberries have a hollow core.
* Raspberries are known as "aggregate fruits"  - they are composed of smaller seed-containing fruits, called drupelets, that are arranged around a hollow central cavity

TIME:  7:35 PM
PLACE:  Back yard
SUBJECT:  Raspberries

I had pruned the raspberry bush all the way down to the ground last fall as it had grown out of control.  That thing came back with a vengeance.  I was thinking that we wouldn’t have any berries this year because I cut it all back.  I was wrong.