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Blueberry Growing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blueberry Growing.

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Blueberries

Blueberries add something to the garden every season: tiny white-pink flowers in spring, beautiful blue fruits in the summer, and attractive foliage throughout the fall. Hardiness Zones: 2-9 (Find your hardiness zone.) When to Plant: Pl...  Read more

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

13 Ways to Maintain Your Brain

Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind? Why does it seem like the brain, y...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Summer

Summer is the season for showing skin. But with more exposure to the elements and greater oil and sweat production, skin problems (namely sunburn, heat rashes and breakouts) seem to increase right along with the temperature. Luckily, you can fight su...  Read more

12 Ways to Treat Your Heart to Breakfast

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di...  Read more

How does your garden grow?
Updated 4/23/2014 6:07:59 PM

Mine is growing well. My lettuce and peas are sprouted and my blueberries are starting to appear. I see nectarines, peaches, pluots, apricots and strawberries developing as well. I have flowers on one of my tomatoes, though no tomatoes yet....  Read more

Greens--Which to Grow and Eat?
Updated 3/22/2014 4:44:12 PM

So, I'm in the process of putting in my summer veggie garden. I admit that, while I do eat my fair share of veggies, I don't eat a lot of "greens" and it's my understanding that they are good for you and that most people should eat more of them. So...  Read more

The list is growing!!!
Updated 3/26/2014 9:48:37 AM

The list of people to be invited is growing and growing. It may sound bad, but I hope that some people cannot come. I don't want to leave people out, but dang it. We just have too many friends :) Just kidding. But, the list is growing quickly....  Read more

Did you eat dinner as a family growing up?
Updated 1/15/2014 5:01:01 PM

Did you eat dinner together as a family growing up? Was the TV allowed to be on?...  Read more

My daughter is grown but still a child
Updated 12/30/2013 12:28:50 AM

So I need advice like never before!My 19 year old daughter moved out 14 months ago,lasted 11 months with her older sister moved back home with the understanding she get a job,save almost every penny to move out and so far she has made almost $1,000.S...  Read more

FRESH FOOD

I love fresh food from the garden and that is winding down now. Have sweet potatoes to dig, 3 melons, peanuts, carrots, peppers, and a few tomatoes. I am going to have fresh food during the winter. I have lettuce, spinach, peppers, cucumbers, bluebe...  Read more

Snack on frozen blueberries!

When you're in the mood for a cold snack, eat frozen blueberries!Frozen blueberries are also great to add to a smoothie....  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Victory Gardens were a popular thing back in the early 1940s. Some referred to them as 'war gardens' while others called them 'food gardens for defense'. In 1943 due to the rationing of canned goods for families, these gardens produced up to 41 perce...  Read more

Nutrition 101: Cranberries Full of Health Benefits or Just a Holiday Tradition?

As holiday time approaches, many of us will be planning our menus for the dinner table. Cranberries are a favorite in many families. Have you ever wondered whether cranberries are as nutritious as some say or if they are just part of the tradition? L...  Read more