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Did you know that Christmas tree chippings can help with growing raspberries in your garden?

Raspberries are very easy to grow and March is the perfect time to get them in the ground. And did you know that you can mulch around the canes with the chippings from your old Christmas tree? There's more here from a recent episode of the BBC's episode of Gardener's World.

Monty Don of BBC Gardener's World let's you know how you can get them off to a flying start with a step-by-step guide. 

One of the most important stages in the planting of your raspberry canes is the mulch and Christmas tree chippings is ideal because they are ericaceous keeping the soil around the plants weed free and retaining moisture in the soil.

To view the video from the recent episode from BBC Gardeners World, please click here.

 

The link to the clip from the episode of the the BBC Gardener's World programme is from the BBC website.