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Small-Scale Urban Agriculture Research

Small Scale Urban Agriculture Project

Small-Scale Urban Agriculture in San Diego County

Project Goal: Demonstrate how best to grow blueberries, ginger, and turmeric in containers on a small scale in San Diego County.

What we’re growing:

Blueberries, Ginger, and Turmeric 

Contact Information:

Eric Middleton egmiddleton@ucanr.edu

Lindsey Pedroncelli Lrpedroncelli@ucanr.edu

Questions we hope to answer:

Is it feasible and profitable to grow these crops on this scale?

What containers and soil mix should you use?

How often should you water the plants, add fertilizer, and which fertilizer should you use?

What bugs and diseases will you encounter and how can you manage them?

Which treatments will produce the most fruit?