Wasps on raspberries...

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by PonderosaQ, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. PonderosaQ

    PonderosaQ Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Thought it would be a great idea to plant fall bearing raspberries to extend the fresh fruit crop. Didn't think that fall is wasp time. So just how do I dissuade the wasps from eating all the raspberries? They start even before the fruit is ripe ! Any suggestions would be appreciated,

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  2. shar

    shar Well-Known Member

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    Wish I Could Help, This Is Our First Year With Fall Bearing Raspberries, And
    We Are Finding Some Of The Berries Covered With Small Ants, We Are Looking For Advice On How To Keep The Ants Off.

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  3. dcross

    dcross Well-Known Member Supporter

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    They only seem to hit mine when I'm late getting them picked, but they haven't really gone sugar crazy yet either.

    Put a dish of soda/kool aid with some dish soap in it 25 feet or so from your raspberries.