Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard!!!
You can buy blueberries from your local supermarket or grow them in your own backyard.The choice is yours.
The Amazing Health Benefits Of Consuming Blueberries
-rich in vitamin C
-low in calories
-high in dietary fiber, about 3.6 grams in a cup of blueberries
-rich in vitamin K
– rich in free radical fighting antioxidants (they combat premature aging and cancer)
-can lower the bad cholesterol (LDL) level
-can regulate the blood pressure, boost blood circulation and reduce inflammation.
-will improve your memory and boost the proper brain function.
How To Growing Your Own Blueberries At Home
In order to grow your own blueberry plant you are going to need :
– nutrient rich soil
-proper water irrigation,
– a backyard garden,or a patio container.
Blueberries Love Space
The blueberry is a bush and it need a space of up to 6 feet so for 2 blueberry bushes you will nee 2.5 – 3 ft.
Know When And How to Plant Your Blueberry Bush
-plant in fall or spring,
– acidity of the soil needs to be with pH level of 5.0 before planting,
-prepare the soil , free up its roots and make sure that the soil covers the roots well ,
– pat the top soil with your hands or with a trowel and wet the bush with water.
-water it regularly as it’s a shallow-rooted plant.
Mulching Is Necessary
Use sawdust mulching for boosting worm activity in the soil where the blueberry bush is planted.
You need to put in between 2 – 4 inches of sawdust mulch to keep the moisture of the soil well preserved, boost worm activity and stop the growth of weeds.
Avoid using sawdust from a cedar or redwood tree to mulch. Mulching needs to be done once a year.
Get Your Blueberry Bush Pruned
Prune the blueberry bush frequently when it starts to grow ensure that your blueberry bush grows to its optimal capacity, and to stop it from developing too much fruit;
To prune use a very strong scissors and cut off the branches closer to the soil and the dead ones.
Cut off the short and the discolored branches and cut off between a third to half of the branches of the blueberry bush.
Ensure That Your Soil Is Fertile
Use onlyorganic fertilizers, to keep your soil fertile for a long time, they are not toxic .
Fertilize the soil in spring and after pruning.
With proper care you will have a steady supply of blueberries for upwards of 40 – 50 years.
Stay healthy and keep it organic …