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Our Veg Garden early June

Veg Garden in June

So this is rather a frustrating time for me as I am unable to do much in the veg garden due to an op in early May so I have had to rely on my husband to plant out and tend to the veg garden, I am pleased to report that he is doing a […]

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January in the Garden

Well what a wet, depressing but mild December we have just got through, thank goodness for Christmas to brighten the dull and dreary month!  January has arrived bringing with it a new year and many resolutions some of which may already have been broken but as the year has only just begun why not take […]

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Rhubarb Vodka

Rhubarb Vodka Bored of rhubarb crumble then why not try this really simple recipe to make some delicious rhubarb vodka! You will need: 400gms Fresh Rhubarb 250gms Sugar 75cl Vodka (cheap as possible) Kilner jar Cinnamon Stick 1″ Root Ginger or chunk of stem ginger   Wash and cut the rhubarb into chunks and then […]

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December Garden Jobs

The anticipation of Christmas is beginning to rise as the advent calendar doors are opened and children get more and more excited, whereas the adults get a never ending list of jobs which need to be completed before the big day!  With all the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations the garden can be a […]

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Poached Rhubarb

This is how I poach Rhubarb – you will need Approx 500gms rhubarb 100gms sugar 2 tablespoons of orange juice 1/2 cinnamon stick or some finely cut stemmed ginger Remove the leaves and trim the ends of the rhubarb – if the stems are fairly thick remove any stringy bits. Wash the stems and then […]

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With its large frilly green leaves and pink/green stems Rhubarb looks great growing in the garden and it is a shame that since we’ve moved I no longer have this wonderful herbaceous perennial growing in my garden, however, I am fortunate enough that my husbands Grandmother does and luckily enough for me during our visit […]

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