Starting and Managing Your Blueberry Patch

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The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a free seminar on how to establish and maintain your blueberry patch. This event will be held on Tuesday February 20th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Macon County Center located on 193 Thomas Heights Rd. Franklin NC.

This seminar is geared for those new to growing blueberries 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.

For more information, go to Macon County Center Events or contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center to register at 828 349 2046 or e-mail Debbie Hunter at debbie_hunter@ncsu.edu

Blueberry Flyer

For more information on how to grow Blueberries check our the following links:

Pruning Videos 
  1. NCSU & CEFShttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkFhMwoiUDQ&list=PL35wTOUY04KNcNJLwMYxBc9tXw08pJUjy
  2. Small Fruits consortiumhttps://smallfruits.org/blueberry-pruning-video/

N.C. Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity provider.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, N.C. Cooperative Extension will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Please direct accommodation requests to: Christy Bredenkamp, christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu,  or 828-349-2046. Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least 10 days before the event.