Q: My neighbor is giving me fifteen of her blueberry bushes. I’m moving them from a partial shade area to a full sun area. When is the best time to move them?
A: Now is a great time!
I have tips for successful shrub transplanting at bit.ly/shrubtrans.
The key is to make the new blueberry home thoroughly hospitable. For each plant, thoroughly till a cubic foot of Canadian peat moss into an area four feet wide. Plant in the center. Space the plants six feet apart. Mulch with bark chips and pay special attention to watering during the first summer.
I predict gallons of fruit next year!