I would like to try growing Blueberries

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Do Blueberry need special care or are they easy to grow?
Any particular kind I should look for?
Any overall thoughts or suggestion will be very appreciated! :)
 
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Blueberries like acid soil (I learned this the hard way). They aren't particularly difficult to grow, and there are several varieties that do well in containers or in-ground. There are highbush and lowbush blueberries.
Since we can't grow them in our alkaline soil, I have no other information to offer.
 
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The only two kinds I've seen so far are: the early crop, and the late crop, I was thinking of getting one of each to extend the harvest season...I'm thinking the birds agree
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Blueberry - not difficult at all. You just need to use ericaceous soil and rainwater. I don't fuss over them, and they still fruit. Last year I have a reasonably good crops. @Logan will tell you more as she's very good with her fruits.

I never really bother about the pH, I just top up the compost with ericaceous compost. You can use composted pine needles or leaves shredded and then well decomposted, and they will love it. I am sure a bit of pond water will do them a bit of good.

Please have a look here

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=85

Duke, Patriot, Spartan are very common ones. Have a look at AGM (Award of Garden Merit) holders as they are good rated after trials as plants doing well in most gardens. You do have a competitor - birds. Might be a good idea to invest in a net or some sort of cage. But don't let this put you off. Birds in my garden are too snobbish to eat my blueberries.

I have Patriot, Bluecrop, and some others. Patriot has been quite good to me. I only started 2 years ago. Start composting pine needles and leaves and you are on your way!

Hope @Logan will fill you in.
 
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Peat and moss are both acidic.
Fill two large containers with either and get two different bushes from the same pollination group
 

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