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Do I need to "tuck in" my berries for the winter?

How to winter over blueberries and black raspberries? Pruning etc. Once heard to bury the blueberries, is that true?

By Brooke Edmunds | Featured Question

What is a good soil mix for blueberries?

I will be planting blueberries in 18 inch tall 4x8 raised beds. I plan to use this as my basic soil: (pH 6-6.5) 30% Native Screened Sandy Loam 40% Garden Compost 5% Power Mulch 5% Mushroom Compost 20% Horticultural Pumice. How can I transform this basic soil to make it perfect for blueberries? I am...

By Claudia Groth | Featured Question

Why can't I eat my blueberries?

I purchased some good sized (3-5 gallon) blueberry plants yesterday. I was reading the OSU extension pub EC 1304, which emphasizes heavy pruning upon planting (and removing all fruit buds to prevent berries the first year). I really want to ignore this advice because the plants have nice flowers on...

By Bernadine Strik | Featured Question