Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits in the world. The lattes studies have found that blueberries are extremely beneficent for our brain and protect us from memory loss.
Here we are going to show you how to grow your own organic blueberries.
6 Easy Steps to Grow Blueberries:
- Choose a proper place and prep the soil.
You will need a sunny place with well drained, well worked and weed free soil. If you want to plant it in your own garden you will need available area of two and a half feet diameter and a foot deep for each plant.
Dig a hole on the area and remove a third of the soil and apply an even amount of remoistened peat moss and mix it well.
- Space the bushes for optimal growth
The space between the blueberries bushes need to be 2-2.5 feet.
You should plant them during the spring of fall.
The best wreathes for blueberry are sawdust, grass clippings, acid tripe and rind mulch.
You must prune the bushes regularly if you want to have strong and healthy plant.
Tips on pruning:
- Remove the low growths around the bush
- Clear the dead wood
- Cut off short and discolored branches
- Clear 1/3 of the wood of the bush
- Soil Fertilization
You should try blood meal and cottonseed for organic fertilization.
Source: Your Healthy Page