“Staked-up the blueberry plant, which was starting to lean with the weight of its fruit.”
This is excellent news for this plant. In early spring when the plant was blooming it didn’t look like we’d be seeing blueberries this year.
Blueberries are pollinated by honeybees and bumble bees. Commercial blueberry growers are still fine-tuning the relationship between the plants and their pollinators especially honey bees. As pollinators face multiple threats, studies such as one being done at Washington State University will continue to spell out best practices for keeping bees healthy.
To read some scientific research on blueberry cross-pollination, go to