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The Importance of Soil Sampling for Growing Blueberries
J Stevens of the LSU AgCenter talks about the importance of soil sampling in this video. According to Stevens, it is important to get a representative sample of soil in the area where your blueberry plant roots are going to be. Click on the link under the image to watch Stevens demonstrate how to obtain soil samples for testing.
Table with measurements for changing soil pH with sulfur.
Site Selection and Preparation
Full sun is desirable, but up to 50 percent shade is usually acceptable.
How Many Blueberry Plants Are Needed?
(Video, 0:55) Now that you've decided which blueberry varieties you want to plant, how many blueberry bushes should you order? David Himelrick of the LSU AgCenter says it's a question of how much you like blueberries. Watch this video and find out how to determine how many blueberry bushes you should order.
Dave Himelrick
Selecting Blueberry Varieties
The type of blueberry bush you plant depends on where you live.
J Stevens
Collecting a Soil Sample (Video)
Do you know what chemicals or treatments are best for getting your garden or lawn ready for the growing season? In this video, J Stevens of the LSU AgCenter talks about the importance of soil sampling and shows the proper method for collecting a soil sample to send in to the local Cooperative Extension Service office.
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