The reason for pruning our patch was for ease of gathering and to produce more berries (since we have some friends that like to come over and pig out on them too ;)! If you don't prune them, this is what happens...
Where do you start on such an overwhelming task as this? I just start out by picking a spot, sized to my liking in the patch and kinda "eyeball" the parimeters. I call these little spots in the patch "mini-patches", separated by skinny walkways that run in and out of the patch.
As you can imagine, it's super fun crawling through thorns, NOT! Make sure you wear thick leather gloves and jeans!
Here's what the front of the Blackberry patch looks like after I pruned it...
Thanks for reading and I hope this helps someone!
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