Starting and Managing Your Strawberry Patch

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The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a free seminar on how to establish and maintain your strawberry patch. This event will be held online Thursday, April 30, 2020, from Noon–1 p.m. via Zoom.

This seminar is geared for those new to growing strawberries or desiring to brush up on the basics. Participants will learn about site selection and preparation, proper soil and plant fertility needs, spacing, weed control, choosing the right cultivars, pruning, harvesting and more. Finally, we will discuss the most common disease and insect problems and their possible control options.

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For more information, contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center at 828-349-2046 or email Christy Bredenkamp at

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