We are lucky enough to have a very large raspberry patch that acts as a hedge at the back of our garden. It’s a little over 100′ long. Having this patch makes me feel extra lucky because raspberries are my all-time #1 favorite fruit. But, it doesn’t come without its challenges. I pine for the raspberry season throughout the winter, yet when the season rolls around, I find myself exclaiming “for the LOVE of raspberries!” Every year.

Like clockwork, the raspberry picking season starts on the 4th of July. It starts off slowly, but then I can’t seem to pick…

Sheryl M. Davis

Homesteading and gardening blogger and chief homestead officer at Cedar Swamp Homestead | cedarswamphomestead.com

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