The bushes are probably blackberries. Raspberries are purplish medium red when
The reason you have a good harvest this year is the work you did last year.
Fruit comes from sprouts off of two-year old canes (branches), so the old stuff
you cleared out last year left room for this year's crop. In the fall, after
the leaves are off, cut off all the canes that had fruit on them THIS year, and
leave the rest. You can cut them shorter, but the more you leave of this year's
growth from the ground, the more fruit next year.
Do a Google search and you'll find abundant information on how to prune
raspberries and blackberries.
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