Blueberries need pruning to give the best fruit, I follow these instructions myself as you can see all being well I shall be getting enough for my muffins this year..Another good article from growveg.com..
If planted in a suitable sunny site, blueberry bushes are almost completely pest free. However, this plant will not thrive or often even grow in the wrong soils. They must be grown in soils that are highly acidic (pH levels of 4.5-5.5), uniformly moist (not wet), and nutrient-poor. The soils must be high in organic matter because this provides a slow-release of nutrients to the plant.
Learn how to prune your blueberries and prep them now for your largest harvest ever. This is a great step by step tutorial on pruning and spring care for blueberry plants. Love her the tips on mulching and what to add to your soil. If you ever plan on having berries or have them, read this to make sure you get a large harvest! Blueberries are our favorite.
Varieties + SoilThe first key to success is to pick the right variety for your climate and to give it company. Blueberries produce more and bigger fruit when planted with at least one other variety to allow for cross-pollination. Planting multiple varieties with different maturity dates also stretches out the harvest season. Each summer, I enjoy over two months of freshly picked berries from my fourteen bushes (representing 9 varieties) here in upstate New York.
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 tuto