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Hedgerow Harvesting-Part 2

Elderberries are just about ripe at the moment. You know they are ready when the clusters hang down and they are a deep red-black colour. The berries are high in VitaminC and have many culinary uses. Jelly, wine, jam and cordial are some of the possibilities. Yesterday I made a blackberry and elderberry cordial which […]

Hedgerow Harvesting.

Autumn has definitely arrived here in Arigna. The mornings and evenings have that chill that denotes the changing season. I am a big foraging fan and spend many hours at this time picking various fruits and berries. My fave is the blackberry. It makes such a delicious jam . Setting is improved by adding some […]