Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Blackberries (and Raspberries) Need Water

Did you know that blackberries are almost 90% water? 

During the harvest season, blackberries and raspberries need at least an inch of water a week. In years like this one, especially in parts of central and eastern NC, growers need to irrigate their berries to insure that they produce a plump juicy berry!

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