Incan Goldenberries, the Latest Superfood

If you've never heard of Incan goldenberries, don't be too surprised. Although casual gardeners and commercial farmers have grown them for many decades in Australia, Hawaii, and South Africa, news of their value and all-around tastiness is just now starting to reach mainland America.

The scientific name for this South American native is Physalis peruviana. The tomatillo and groundcherry belong to the same genus, while the tomato is a slightly more distant relative. Ironically, like all these species, goldenberries are true berries... whereas most of the things we call "berries" aren't.

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Top Websites for Berry Plants Online

Look Here if You Want to Buy Berry Plants Online

When it comes to buying berry plants online, the right nursery can make all the difference. After all, if you order from a site selling inferior plants, you're not likely going to get your money's worth. I've been around the block a few times when it comes to ordering berry plants online and these are the stores I'd personally recommend.

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What You Should Know About Ordering Berry Plants Online

Don't Order Berry Plants Online Till You Read This

The ability to order berry plants online is a welcome change for many berry lovers. After all, local nurseries don't always carry the berry plants we'd like to grow. However, online berry plant ordering isn't always everything it's cracked up to be. Before you jump in, there are some things you need to keep in mind...

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Bonsai Berries: Growing Berries In Miniature

What In the World are Bonsai Berries?

A friend of mine has always had a passion for bonsai trees, but it wasn't until I saw one of her little beauties sprouting plums (yes, plums!) that my wheels started turning and I began thinking about bonsai berries. After all, if a bonsai tree can grow plums, perhaps berry trees grew in miniature and could sprout little bonsai berries. After all, stranger things have happened. Boy, was I in for a treat.

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Have You Pruned Your Berry Plants?

Some Berry Plants Need Regular Pruning

Have you pruned your berry plants yet? If you haven't, you may be stunting your bountiful berry harvest. There are some berry plants that need regular pruning, lest brambles get in the way of a great crop. However, pruning your berry plants doesn't have to be a tiresome task. Here are some pointers to help you out.

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Have You Considered Mail Order Berries?

Are Mail Order Berries Everything They're Cracked Up to Be?

It never fails -- a month doesn't go by where I don't receive an advertisement for mail order berries. These colorful ads promise plump, sweet, delicious beautiful berries both indoors and out. I always wonder if the berry plants these ads promise are everything they're cracked up to be. Well -- I did some digging and the answers may surprise you. If you want to learn what I found out about mail order berries -- read on!

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How to Choose the Best Strawberry Plants

5 things to consider when buying strawberry plants

Strawberry plants are usually easy to find. There are quite a variety of strawberry plants available and it pays to be choosy when selecting strawberry plants for your home garden.

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How to Choose the Best Blueberry Plants

5 things to consider when buying blueberry plants

There are quite a variety of blueberry plants and it can be confusing to decide which blueberry plants to buy for your home garden. When you know a few of the most important things to think about in choosing your blueberry plants, it’ll be much easier for you to get the best blueberry plants possible.

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How to Choose the Best Blackberry Bushes

Important things to consider when buying blackberry bushes

Blackberry bushes can be purchased from a nursery or from an online provider. Blackberry bushes grow all over the world and produce wonderful blackberries that can be used for jelly, jam, baked goods and can even be eaten fresh from the berry garden.

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