Helpful Resources

Following are websites that growers and nurseries may find to be valuable resources:

How to Garden Guide – Tips on Growing Blueberries

Good basic blueberry culture site

Growing Blueberry Video from Penn State

Planting and establishing your blueberries

Pruning Blueberry Video

Some tips on pruning blueberries

 

Culture and Hardiness Details

USDA Hardiness Zone Maps

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones divide the U.S. and southern Canada into 11 areas based on a 10 degree Fahrenheit difference in the average annual minimum temperature.

Blueberry-Specific Websites

North American Blueberry Council (NABC)

NABC is a non-profit association representing cultivated blueberry growers and marketers in the United States and Canada.

United States Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC)

THE USHBC is dedicated to serving the blueberry industry and blueberry lovers in the United States and abroad.

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA)

This site offers good information on organic blueberry production. ATTRA is funded under a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Business-Cooperative Service. It provides information and other technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.

University & Research-Oriented Websites

Oregon State University  - NW Berry & Grape Info Net

OSU NW Berry & Grape Info Net provides comprehensive information and communications resource for the berry and grape industries of the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon State University’s Blueberry Publications & Multimedia Catalog

Here you will find great resources on all aspects of growing blueberries.

Cornell University Fruit Research Site

A broad resource of helpful technical information on berry growing, including a Berry Diagnostic Tool.