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Triumphant Gooseberries

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Welcome to world of the gooseberry—sweet, tart, and bursting with flavor! You may never have seen a gooseberry in your life—and yet they’ve been around for hundreds of years! And thanks to the efforts of gooseberry growers, this delicious berry bush is available…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
Gooseberries. They hang like little round jewels from the stems of the usually-thorny bush. Ranging in size from a plump blueberry to a medium-size plum, gooseberries are making a comeback in the United States. Once considered a cultivation pariah in North America, new disease-resistant cultivars are making it…  READ MORE right arrow
Fresh green gooseberry


Ripe red gooseberries in the summer
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.   READ MORE right arrow
Gooseberries in the garden
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.   READ MORE right arrow

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