Thursday, March 14, 2013

Fruits and Berries You Can Grow

Blueberries are easy to grow in moist, acid soil. 
Thinking of planting fruit trees or berry bushes? Your chances of success have a lot to do with which fruits you choose to grow. Many garden centers in our area currently have fruit and berry plants for sale. Before you rush in to buy, take the time to plan ahead to ensure the money you spend is not wasted.

Figs, blackberries, Asian persimmon, and blueberries are among the easiest fruits to grow in our area. Apples and peaches are the most difficult. Cherries, bunch grapes, and apricots should not even be attempted. For all fruits, you need to know their pollination requirements and which varieties are adapted to our area before you plant. Learn more! Read the whole article posted on the Pender Cooperative Extension website: http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/2013/03/fruits-and-berries-you-can-grow/

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