Raspberries 18th November 2017 by Nicholas Ripley Raspberries are an easy to grow soft fruit. They grow on canes that can provide many raspberries each year. Raspberries can grow in a variety of colours & are very nutritious. raspberriestransparent600#81d742 How To GrowHow To EatRecipes Raspberry canes can be planted between November and March provided the ground is not frozen or waterlogged. A sheltered sunny site. Remove all weeds, plant canes 2ft apart and then thickly mulch with compost. Keep well watered if in a pot and add fish: blood: bone fertiliser in March. You will need to support the canes with poles and tie in summer growth. Cut back summer fruited canes & select 6 new canes for next year. Remove the rest. Cut autumn fruited canes to ground level in February. Raw – freshly picked ripe raspberries are a delicious taste of summer & can be added to many dishes Cooked – raspberries make jam, coulis or even a sauce for meat; can be added to trifles & other desserts. Polish Red Fruit Salad wild strawberries, raspberries, red currants. Alternatively, drench red fruit salad with quality fruit cordial to concentrate the juices. Raspberry Jelly – press a few raspberries into a juice & jelly.