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