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Garden News & Notes

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Berries, Book Reviews, Fruit, Gardening News, Travel, Vegetable Gardening

• Berry Compound Reduces Aging Effects:  In a study of aged rats done by USDA researchers at the Agricultural Research Service it was found that a diet rich in the berry and grape compound pterostilbene “reversed measurable negative effects of aging on brain function and behavioral performance”. The report goes on to further state that […]

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Something New In Blueberries – ‘Pink Lemonade’

April 14th, 2009 · 25 Comments · Berries, Cooking & Recipes, Food Gardening, Fruit

Briggs Nursery, a wholesale grower from Elma, Washington, has announced a new introduction for 2009, a true first in blueberries.  The scientific name is Vaccinium ‘Pink Lemonade’.   Briggs is trying hard to get enough of these plants to the trade, but they inform me that gardeners will probably have to wait till the 2010 […]

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