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  • Home Garden Blueberry Care

    Many people enjoy growing fruits and vegetables in their backyard.  Blueberries are a commonly planted backyard fruit crop that can be successfully grown in South Georgia with limited trouble from pests and diseases.  Recently, I wrote about planting blueberry bushes and this week I wanted to write about caring for established blueberry bushes. When growing…

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  • Almost everyone loves to eat Georgia peaches, and Georgia is known as the Peach State, but many people do not realize that the blueberry is actually more significant to Georgia agriculture in terms of acreage and total value than the peach.  According to the 2013 UGA Farm Gate Value Report, there are around 28,000 acres…

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