gooseberry bushes

Dealing with Gooseberry Pests

Dealing with Gooseberry Pests

Pests on your gooseberry bushes, left unchecked, can damage and destroy your lovely plants. Keeping a close watch on your bushes during regular daily inspections will help you spot any  
Dealing with Gooseberry Diseases

Dealing with Gooseberry Diseases

Like all food crops, gooseberry bushes are susceptible to fungal diseases. Your best weapons against these are choosing disease-resistant plants, keeping your bushes pruned to provide adequate air circulation, and  
Winterizing your Gooseberry Bushes

Winterizing your Gooseberry Bushes

Gooseberry bushes are cold-hardy to -40 degrees F. There’s not a lot you need to do to prepare these plants for winter; it’s mostly neatening up.  
Nurturing your Gooseberry Bushes

Nurturing your Gooseberry Bushes

Once your gooseberry bushes are settled in—whether it’s in a container, a raised bed, or open ground—consistency is key when it comes to watering. Gooseberries like about an inch of  
Planting Gooseberry Bushes in the Ground

Planting Gooseberry Bushes in the Ground

Gooseberries will grow happily in partial shade; in fact, they prefer a cool, moist spot to a blazing hot spot. The gooseberry is the perfect candidate to reside in a  
Where to Grow Gooseberries

Where to Grow Gooseberries

Gooseberries love sunshine and well-draining soil, but will still thrive with some shade. What they really like is cool, moist soil without getting wet feet.  
Types of Gooseberries

Types of Gooseberries

A lot of berry plants around the world are commonly called gooseberries, but technically, there are only two main types of gooseberries: European and American.