Red currants on a bush.


Do you love the tart taste of currants in your morning cereal or afternoon yogurt? If so, you’ll be excited to learn that growing and caring for currant bushes is easy! In our guides down below, we’ll provide tips on how to choose a species and cultivar for your site, watering and fertilizing requirements, harvesting, and pests and disease control. Happy gardening!

How to Identify and Control Currant Fruit Flies

A close up horizontal image of bright red gooseberries growing in the garden.

Currant fruit flies can ruin a gooseberry or currant harvest in a hurry. That’s why it’s essential to know how to identify and get rid of these devastating maggots. Each larva can eat through an entire berry and each fly can lay hundreds of eggs. This guide has all you need to know to keep them under control.