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Blueberries usually are propagated from softwood or hardwood cuttings by cutting selected twigs from healthy, disease-free mother plants. Cuttings are placed in propagation beds in a medium that holds moisture well but also allows adequate aeration.
Softwood Cuttings – Take …
Applying Dry Fertilizer to Blueberries
Fertilizer is usually applied to blueberries in the spring when growth begins and then again immediately after harvest. The exception to this is when fertilizer is injected into the irrigation system, in which case it is done on a weekly …
Organic Matter Additions for Blueberry Crops
Blueberries require soil with a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. For soils that typically have a low organic matter content, incorporating peat moss or well-decayed pine sawdust or bark will improve plant survival and growth. Apply 3 inches to 4 …
Bye-Bye Birdie: Repelling Birds from Fruit Plantings
Birds are wonderful creatures that fill the morning air with song, eat many insects that affect our crops and our health, and usually enhance our quality of life. But, according to a report by Marvin Pritts of Cornell University, bird …
Keeping Weeds, Pests and Birds Out of Blueberries
Keep weeds, pests and birds out of your blueberries for a healthy, more productive blueberry crop.
According to David Himelrick of the LSU AgCenter, it is important for blueberry producers to practice annual weed control around blueberry plants by hand …
Soils and Composting: Soil Testing
Soils and Composting | Soil Testing | Soil Type | Soil Improvement | Composting
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Why Is Soil Testing Important?
Plants differ with respect …