I don’t know that there is someone that doesn’t like blueberry, I know I love them! So we came up with an idea, why not grow blueberries at home, and the best part is that we are talking about a fruit that will thrive in a small place, and takes no time at all to grow.
Blueberries are filled with phytonutrients and antioxidants, and are have excellent health benefits. They prevent age – related memory loss, regulates blood sugar levels, help improve memory, have a low glycemic index, protect the retina from oxygen damage, can help prevent cancer and improve cardiovascular health.
Blueberries require soil and mulch, sun, fertilize, water and pruning. Maintaining and planting blueberries is fairly easy, in fact, they’re once of the easiest berries to maintain. You need to read the following tips, if you are planning on planting your own blueberries.
- Use acidic soil with a pH between 4 and 5.5
You’ll need to be careful to avoid high sulfur amounts in your soil, because it can disrupt soil microbes and the pH.
- Blueberries require at least an inch of water per week.
- Blueberries are a short root shrub, which means that they don’t have to be placed very deep into the ground.