How do you eradicate raspberry bushes? They have produced no berries for 10 years but keep coming back.
You don't say how many you have so if it is 200 bushes, it will be quite a job. I just pulled mine - grab at base of plant and pull.
I live in western Washington. When can I dig up my raspberries and move them to another location? They are 2 years old.
The best time for transplanting is in early spring or fall. Select a transplant site that provides full sun, air circulation and is well draining. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/care-of-raspberry-plants.htm
To help avoid shock, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm
When and how do I prune raspberry plants?
This article should help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/pruning-raspberry-bushes.htm
old canes are cut out, new canes produce growth. cut out in late fall or spring. You can also plant raspberries that can be mowed in the fall and never have to cut or trim because growth comes from the new growth not last years canes.
Can you prune right after you pick? Can you leave new canes all winter and spring?
This article will help with pruning these plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/pruning-raspberry-bushes.htm
I have loads of raspberries. I just picked a quart and I want to save them like they are now, till tomorrow. What can I do to keep them from getting mushy and tart? I do a lot of freezing but when I make something, the raspberries are always tarter than when I pick them.
Raspberries do not stay fresh longer than a few days. Raspberries quickly mold when left at room temperature, and only last a couple of days in the refrigerator. You can easily freeze berries that you don't use right away. Otherwise, you'll have to use them within the two-day period.
My raspberries came out very good and a lot of fruit. I only have one problem, the fruits have white spots on them. How can I get rid of them? Is that an insect doing it, or is that another sign of something I am not doing right? It looks like there is no juice in them.
This is a condition called white drupelet syndrome. It happens most often due to sunscald. This article will help:
Just as they ripen, they get grey patches on them. Is this caused by bugs or a disease?
This sounds like it may be white drupelet syndrome. No one is quite sure why it happens. Some people think it is caused by sunscald while others feel it is pest damage.
This article has a little more info: