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25/03/2013 at 09:52

I watched Monty pruning a gooseberry bush this week on Gardener's World - a sort of open bowl shape in the middle - does the same apply to black and red currant bushes?

 

25/03/2013 at 10:16

It was red currents he was talking about!

25/03/2013 at 12:59

you should also do it to gooseberry bushes to stop sawfly,they dont like the space or air that circulates if you do this,I have just done mine and it does help,having had a very bad bout of sawfly on them some two years ago.

25/03/2013 at 13:22

Nightgarden, do it to all of them, as sawfly strike on any, but especially gooseberries, just be wary of all your other fruit bushes too.

25/03/2013 at 17:18

Thanks for the help - when the snow has gone I'll get pruning.

 

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