CHARLOTTE -- Mecklenburg County 4-H is taking orders for various berry plants through Oct. 31. Proceeds support Mecklenburg youth and teens attending summer camps and leadership programs. Offered in this sale are:
• Blueberries: Tifblue, Premier and Climax
• Blackberries: Ouachita and Apache
• Muscadines: Cowart and Doreen
Plants cost $8 each, or $7 for orders of 10 or more.
• Strawberries: Allstar, 25 for $10, 50 for $15, 75 for $20 and 100 for $30.
Plants may be ordered by calling the 4-H office at (704) 336-2082 or online at ces.ncsu.edu/mecklenburg/plants. More detailed information on specific plant varieties is available online.