Black Raspberry Plants

Black Raspberry Plants

Black Raspberry plants prefer full sun and a sheltered spot if possible, for best fruiting. They can tolerate cold temperatures of -20 degrees. Black raspberries are creepers, therefore require a trellis or fence to climb along. They can easily grow 3m in one year and...
Goji Berry in a pot

Goji Berry in a pot

There are 2 Goji Berry plants in this pot. This is not ideal but as these 2 Goji were battling in the garden, we did not know whether they would survive. As you can see they not only survived but are thriving after being planted 6 months ago. If you find that a berry...
What is a Tayberry?

What is a Tayberry?

We are often asked what a Tayberry is, and the answer is a cross between a Red Raspberry and a Blackberry. It has both good qualities of the original plants such as the large size and firmness of the fruit of the blackberry and the great taste and colour of the...
Why Berries?

Why Berries?

When it comes to health, berries have an incredible reputation. All berries are full of antioxidants, rich in several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C and manganese, yet low in calories. Berries are one of the lowest-calorie fruits, and contain...
Mulching your Plants

Mulching your Plants

This is a 2 year old Blueberry Plant in our garden. It is a low chill variety and can be planted in sub-tropical areas like Durban or any area where there is mild frost. We have other varieties for heavy frost and snow. There is pine bark mulch around it which is a...