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Friday - July 11, 2008

From: Sandy, OR
Region: Northwest
Topic: Edible Plants, Shrubs
Title: How to care for blueberries in Oregon
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

New to oregon and to blueberry bushes - can you tell me the proper way to care for them - location-sandy, Oregon and unsure of which type of blueberry they are thank you

ANSWER:

Northwest Berry & Grape Information Network has a wealth of information for you on blueberry production in the Northwest including information on nutrition and fertilization, mulching, pruning, water management, diseases, and much, much more.

 

 

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