[NAFEX] off topic - moving plants
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Mon May 17 00:03:23 EDT 2004
Well, I have well-drained loamy soil, and I haven't measured the pH.
But there's a blueberry bush (Rubel) right next to the asparagus bed
now, and both seem to be doing fine. The blueberry has a lot of mulch,
and the asparagus doesn't, so it ends up moister. I'm just moving the
line between the two a bit. It might make sense to pot up the
blueberry for the season, but there isn't a better spot for it - that's
where it's going. (And if I pot it up, I'm not sure where I'll put the
I'm often jealous of you folks who have enough land to pick multiple
On May 16, 2004, at 11:49 PM, Lon J. Rombough wrote:
> Oof. What a combination. Asparagus likes dry, alkaline soil, and
> blueberries like moist, acid soil.
> You'd almost do better to pot the blueberry and prepare another spot
> for it over the summer, then plant it in the fall.
> I'm planning to put a blueberry where I currently have asparagus. Can
> the asparagus be moved? When? Any suggestions? (Due to a mix-up,
> blueberry will arrive in a week or two, which is lousy time for
> planting, but it will be small enough that I can probably squeeze them
> together for the season.)
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