Filled with antioxidants, elderberries are exceptionally healthy treats and the shrubs make great additions to home gardens. Learn more about growing elderberry plants and how to care for them in the articles that follow. Here you'll find tips for pruning elderberry bushes, when to harvest elderberry fruit and much, much more.
Many gardeners and cooks know about elderberries, the small dark fruits that are especially popular in European cuisine. But before the berries come the flowers, which are tasty and useful in their own right. Click here to learn what to do with elderflowers.
Elderberry is most well-known for its fruit, but you can also grow elderberries for their flowers. American elder is a fast-growing bush that will tolerate a variety of conditions and requires little care and maintenance. Learn more in this article.
Elderflowers have a long tradition of use and colorful lore. They are most useful in herbal concoctions during flu and cold season. Picking elderflowers when in season and drying them is an excellent way to preserve them for fall and winter sick days. This article will help.
Gardeners love elderberries because they attract pollinators, like butterflies and bees, and provide food for wildlife. These shrubs can be planted alone but look best with elderberry plant companions. What to plant with elderberries? This article will help.
Elderberries are woody plants, thus starting elderberry from cuttings is a simple and common method of elderberry propagation. How to propagate elderberry cuttings and when is the best time to take elderberry cuttings? Learn more here.
Elderberries are one of the easiest shrubs to grow. The shrubs are commonly found growing along the road, forest edges and abandoned fields. What types of elderberry plants are suited to your region? Find out in this article.
Elderberries normally have beautiful dark green leaves set off by clusters of creamy white flowers. But what if your elderberry leaves are tuning yellow? What causes yellowing leaves on elderberries? Learn more in this article.
It?s important to know when it is harvest time for elderberries, especially when making wine. Berries used for wine must be at their ripeness peak. So, when are the elderberries ripe? Read this article to learn more.
If you have an elderberry shrub in the home garden, then elderberry pruning is a necessity. The question is how to prune elderberries correctly? This article can help with that. Click here for additional information about elderberry pruning.
The elderberry shrub is fairly easy to grow, but an application of fertilizer for elderberry will help ensure the best fruit set. So how and when is the best time to fertilize elderberry? Read this article to find out more about fertilizing elderberries.
Elderberries are highly ornamental shrubs that produce tasty berries. Most are grown in the landscape but growing elderberries in containers is possible. This article explains how to care for container-grown elderberry bushes.