Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.

Contact:
689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850
E-mail: lwilliams@co.okaloosa.fl.us

  1. Growing fruits with limited space

    by , 01-03-2012 at 05:33 PM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    Just because you have only a little space doesn’t mean you can’t grow fruits successfully. For high yields you do need a spot that gets direct sun for at least half of the day. However, an area only ten feet square can support a gratifying amount of fruit production.

    Some of the best small fruit choices for small areas are rabbiteye blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and muscadine grapes.

    Blueberries require a soil pH below 5.5, so take a soil sample to find out
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