Growing Blueberries- very informative video. Plant in early spring, typically you'll buy a 1-2yr old plant from the nursery. You can buy it as bare root (cheaper) or potted. Add peat moss to backfill soil, plant at same hight as is growing, loosen roots & break up any crust on top. Leave a depression in the soil so water will collect. Apply 6-8" mulch of pine needles, wood or bark. Plant >1 variety, needs for cross pollination. Space 5' apart, don't prune at planting time, de-flower in 1st year. Wood, Photo, Pine Needle
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