Friday, August 7, 2015

How to Grow Blueberries at Home

Do you love the taste and health benefits of blueberries?  Would you like a fruit crop that will produce well in a short amount of time and doesn’t require a lot of space (and can even be grown in a container)?  Have you tried growing blueberries and had poor results?  This post is for you!  Learn how to grow blueberries at home in your own backyard.


Why Should I Grow Blueberries?

I would grow blueberries at home just for the taste alone.  A perfectly ripened blueberry warm off the bush is a lovely thing, and some home varieties (such as Rubel) pack an extra flavor punch.  Blueberries are a super fruit, packed with health benefits.  The World’s Best Foods states that blueberries are loaded with antioxidants and phytonutrients that benefit nearly every system in the body.

  • Help improve memory and may help prevent age-related memory loss
  • Have a low glycemic index and may also aid in regulating blood sugar levels
  • Improve cardiovascular health
  • Protect the retina from oxygen damage
  • May help prevent cancer




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