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Hands-on Blueberry Pruning Workshop Featuring Dr. Bill Cline
February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm| $10
Hands-on Blueberry Pruning Workshop by Dr. Bill Cline
*** NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD FROM 3:00-5:00PM ***
Register Online: http://go.ncsu.edu/blueberry-2-28
*** Note: Everyone must complete the above registration form regardless of form of payment. ***
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 26, 2017 (but walk-ins welcome)
Registration Fee: $10
Registration Payment Option:
- Credit Cards: CEFS can now accept credit cards for your registration fees. Follow this link to the online credit card payment portal: https://commerce.cashnet.com/NCSUCEFS. (Then click “WORKSHOPS” on the right).
- Checks: Please make checks payable to “NC State University” and leave memo line blank. Mail check and copy of registration form to: Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Attn. Lisa Forehand, Box 7609-NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695
Registration Information: Space is limited to the first 30 PAID registrants. In order to secure your space on the tour, your registration fee is required within 7 days of registering. A wait list will be implemented if we run out of paid spots.
UPDATE: THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE TAUGHT BY DR. BILL CLINE!
Blueberries are a delicious ‘must-have’ in any garden and can be an economic boon for many commercial producers. But, like anything else, your plants need a little TLC to keep them in tip-top shape for years to come. Yearly pruning helps decrease disease pressure, stimulate plant growth and promote large berry size. During this hands-on workshop you will learn the ‘ins and outs’ of blueberry plants, how to tell the age of the canes and how to properly prune. We have a large number of plants to practice on and get comfortable with pruning before you head home to your own.
* This workshop is geared more toward the backyard gardener but all are welcome! *
This workshop will be held outside, so please layer up and dress appropriately!
Participants are encourage to bring their own pruners and loppers. We will have several pairs to borrow, if needed.