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Elderberries could be the new “it” farm commodity. There’s a huge demand for the fruit and more growers are needed.
Need some background income from your land? Make money growing elderberries on as little as an acre. Native elderberries grow wild in the United States and have been treasured for their anti-viral...
They make sour lemons taste like sweet lemonade
A few months ago my husband brought home little tablets made from a fruit called the “miracle berry”. He told me to dissolve a tablet on my tongue and then suck on a lemon. I thought he...
Strawberries grown in hanging pots produce a lush display as well as handfuls of sweet treats even in their first season. Naturally trailing, strawberry work well in containers due to their shallow...
Paul and Shelly Detwiler grow strawberries and raspberries on a pick-your-own farm near Plain City, Ohio. Shelly (left in photo below) shared her favorite recipe. Shelly’s Very...
Celebrate the diversity of these popular woody shrubs.
For many of us, familiarity with holly is confined to the winter solstice and holidays, when their foliage and berries have been used for seasonal decorations since ancient times...
Currants are packed full of nutrients and an easy crop to grow in the home garden
Currants haven’t been a popular fruit in the home garden because in the past, black currants have been extremely susceptible to white pine blister rust. It doesn’t bother the currant...
Bad soil, no space, or little time for berries? No worries.
I’ve been growing raspberries in a container on my deck for several years. It’s a hardy, compact bush that puts out a few dozen berries. I just eat them right off the plant – if I...
This North Carolina family is bringing flowers and fresh produce to the community.
Add some cranberry goodness to your next meal!
Take the family out on a mouth-watering berry-picking adventure
Wild berries grow all over the United States, ranging from raspberries and blueberries, to gooseberries and currants. Toss them into your mouth seconds after picking or bring them home to make jams,...