Brenda Groth wrote:i would put the raspberries away a bit as a hedge where you can mow between them as they'll take over your tree..mine are along a fenceline near my apples, but I can mow between them...as for the blueberries..they require totally different soil types..blueberries need very acidic soil..so I would separate them by at least 10 or 15 feet from anything that requires mnore alkaline soil..so if you put alkaline dressings on your trees it won't kill your blueberries..my south fenceline of my enclosed garden area has the blueberries and strawberries and a cranberry bush..so they can get the proper treatment..all together..there is yarrow and comfrey that grow quite well in this area and some horseradish at the end of the row..and a baby chestnut tree in two areas along the raspberry row and at the corner between the two.
Thank you all for your responses.There are stll people interested in registering so maybe the weekend workshop might still happen!
Chris Kott wrote:Hey Jude. I'm in Toronto, myself, but I'm looking for property now, probably in the area of Kawartha Lakes. If you are leaving your shade trees, you will need to work with shade in mind. I would suggest you look at mulberry and currant guilds, and forest guilds that like shade.