Pear and Ginger Jam

I have been experimenting with this for a couple of seasons now and found it works best with Conference pears here in England, it might be different in other parts of the world. It has to be said that I have had mixed results with this recipe due to the differences in the volume of juice.   I prefer to use […]

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Getting back in the groove.

Today is the 4th November and I have picked Swiss Chard for the garden, we still have tomatoes and chillies outside, we are not unusual this year as it seems several others I know are experiencing the same bonus due to the very clement weather, we hope it continues on for a while. I have been so busy with some […]

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The New Fruit Cage.

After much thought as to whether it would be a sensible option and being assured that the netting used would be to small for birds to get trapped we ordered a fruit cage. We were  getting to the point where we either gave up trying to grow soft fruit or found a way to keep it.  A fruit cage seems  […]

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