Friday, February 25, 2011

Blueberry Workshop: Bryson City March 8

What: "How to Establish and Maintain a Blueberry Planting" seminar

When: March 8, 2011. 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Where: Swain County Cooperative Extension, 60 Almond School Dr. Bryson City, NC 28713 (map and directions)

How Much: $10 payable at the door (includes lunch)

Other Details:
Bill Cline NCSU Blueberry Specialist will cover:
- Site selection and preparation
- Blueberry fertility needs
- Pests and their control
- Choosing the right cultivars
- Harvesting

This March 8 class will cover all aspects of blueberry production and will include a "hands on" pruning demonstration at a nearby site. For demonstration purposes, we ask that you bring your own pruners and/or loppers.

More Information: Contact Christie Bredenkamp at
828-488-3848 or by e-mail:

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