Want a larger harvest of blueberries? Learn how to prune blueberry plants for a larger harvest. Great step by step tutorial, plus love her tips for what to add to the soil. If you want to put in blueberries or already have them, you need to read this tutorial now.
By Kathee Mierzejewski If you are wondering about how to grow blackberries, you need to look at your yard and find the perfect place for growing blackberry plants. They do best in full sunshine, but can tolerate some shade. If you put them in too much shade, however, they won't produce any fruit. When considering…
growing blueberries under pine trees. I wouldn't want to trek that far to get to them here, but no rule says I can't bring the pine needles up from the field to dig into my soil for the berries. Sweet! Solves the problem of not wanting to buy peat moss.
The best blueberries for container life are highbush varieties (as opposed to rabbiteye) that have been bred for short stature, commonly called "half-high." Plant blueberry bushes in acidic soil and in containers that are at least 18 to 24 inches deep. To get the best harvest, the flowers must cross pollinate with a nearby blueberry bush that is a different variety but is also flowering at that particular time of year. Just find 2 varieties that produce fruit at the same time of year.