Who does not love a good blueberry, I know I do! Why not grow them at home, we are talking about a fruit that takes no time at all to grow, and will thrive in a small place.
Blueberries are packed with health benefits, they are filled with antioxidants and phytonutrients. They help improve memory, prevent age-related memory loss, they have a low glycemic index, regulates blood sugar levels, improve cardivascular health, protect the retine from oxygen damage, and can help prevent cancer.
Blueberries require sun, water, soil, pruning, and mulch and fertilize. Planting and maintaining bluerries is fairly easy, in fact, they’re once of the easiest berries to maintain. If you are wanting to plant your own blueberries you need to read the following tips.
-Use acidic soil with a pH between 4 and 5.5
You’ll want to watch out for high sulfur amounts in your soil, because it can disrupt the pH and soil microbes.
-Blueberries are a short root shrub
Which means that they don’t have to be placed very far into the ground.
-Blueberries require at least an inch of water per week.