Fed and Prune Blueberries

7/25/2021 – Fed the blueberries now that all berries have dropped or were harvested. The large bushes got about a pound and the small ones 1/2 pound minutes before a light rain. Watch for the tips of the plant’s leaves turning brown and dry. If they do then reduce the fertilization rate to 1/4 pound […]

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Leafing out this year

By April 1: The old oak began flowering in mid-March and new leaves began showing up by April 1. The Nutall oak began leafing out a week ago. A few Crepe Myrtles are budding All the Citrus, peach, and pear trees have leaves Pecan Trees 17 & 18 have their first leaves. The blueberries have […]

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Fertilized and Mulched Blueberries

7/19/2019 – This feeding is based on the advice at UF/IFAS’s Blueberry Gardener’s Guide1. The relevant advice we followed or will follow is below. Blueberries respond best to frequent, light fertilization. In the [plant’s] third year and beyond, use 3 ounces of fertilizer (12-4-8) per plant per application spread evenly over a 4-foot diameter circle, […]

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