Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Have You Tried... Gooseberries?

Indigenous to much of Europe and Asia, gooseberries belong to the same genus as currants. They grow naturally in alpine thickets and rocky woods and have been widely cultivated.

Popular with gardeners in the United Kingdom, gooseberries are less familiar in the Americas because federal and state governments outlawed their cultivation to prevent the spread white pine blister rust. The federal ban wasn't lifted until 1966.

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