3년 전

Hello, Steemit. It's been a while, but I'm back. Things are progressing on the homestead. Yesterday's project was getting blueberries planted.

Blueberries like an acidic soil so I used barrels the keep from leaching and having to fertilizer more often.

I used bark, wood shavings, wood chips, and saw dust that I got from a neighbor's project. Also pine needles I collected from the woods. Filled the barrels halfway with this mixture and put a layer of peat moss.

Then filled with woods chips I collected from one of the country roads, where the County was cutting trees back from power lines.

I bought 6 varieties of blueberries for cross pollination. There supposed to be a better yield with cross pollination. I'm looking forward to this harvest.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  trending

Blueberries sell for criminally high prices around here, because they're a fad. I hate that :( Best of luck with your patch! Oh and welcome back!

Good to see you posting again.

Would you like to be added to the new Homesteaders & Preppers on Steem list...


Yes, please.

Hope you have amazing success with those blueberries @tedgoodwin! Ours don't do well - actuallly they keep dying - on our South African homestead


Sorry to hear that.


Posted using Partiko iOS

Good luck, I dug my blueberries out and now I'm trying haskaps. So far much better success.

Posted using Partiko Android