Category: Fruits & Nuts

Blueberries For Your Health

You may want to consider making space for blueberries in your garden. In a USDA-funded study, blueberries were found to be top among forty fruits and vegetables assessed for cancer-fighting antioxidants. The study found that a half-cup serving of blueberries contains more antioxidants than four servings of other cleansing fruits and vegetables such as apples … […]

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Growing And Pruning Blueberries

Proper soil, water and care are essential for successful blueberry growing. Blueberries require acid and sandy soils with a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. Blueberries also require good quality water with low sodium and bicarbonates. Calcareous or clay soils are almost impossible to modify sufficiently for blueberries. Blueberries thrive best in soils enriched with composted … […]

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