Blueberry pie, blueberry cobbler, blueberry pancakes.
They’re definitely a summer treat.
Blueberries not only provide scrumptious, antioxidant-rich berries, but blueberry shrubs also add to your landscaping all year round.
This summer fruit is easy to grow and requires minimum care in the garden. To help homeowners grow and care for their own blueberries, the garden experts at Pike Nurseries offer these tips:
- Even though blueberries produce their fruit in the summer months, it is not too late to begin planting them now. Plant yours in a spot that receives full sunlight, either in the garden or in a large pot.
- To thrive, blueberries need a nutrient-rich soil with good drainage. If planting in the garden, mix the native soil with Pike Planting Mix at a 50/50 ratio. This helps break up the hard Georgia red clay and allows for better drainage.
- To protect your berries from birds, cover