"Use as much mint as you like, I don't bother stripping the leaves, just grab a handful, stalks and all. Bramleys wud be good, seems a shame to turn them into jelly. Any tart variety is good for jelly."
"Sounds simple enough!!! How much mint do you think I'll need? Roughly 2 cups? I also have some apples here - we're not sure what sort of apples they are might be crab I'll up load a photo later for you to have a…"
apple & mint or gooseberry & mint jelly are both really delicious.
Just gather as many apples as you have available, I usually use crab apples, (under ripe thinnings from your tree would be fine) wash & chop in 1/2 or…"
"Gosh, maybe that'll be me next year!!! We're still clearing everything, got my raised planters but haven't placed them yet and haven't filled them!!!! I've started collecting jars for preserving though and I think for this…"
"hey chick, yeah it is a great site, 15kgs of spuds and that is just one row of them, have 8 more in various stages of growth. Garden going nuts at the moment but my little helper (lucas) has more fun trying to squrit me with the hose that anything…"
Growing and do things the old way.Do you grow your own vege, make soap, use herbs, cut your own firewood, long for the pioneer days where it literally came from your own back yard. If you do then this is the group for you.See More
Gardening & yard labour, Garden watering, Garden sitting, Poultry sitting, to be a gardening buddy, Preserving
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Hi, I have a small patch of land, we are currently clearing it and preparing it. I have lots of fruit & nut trees and planted some more!!! Growing herbs and strawberries in pots and containers while we prepare the raised beds. I also have informal hedging for the birds and lots of roses.
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hey chick, yeah it is a great site, 15kgs of spuds and that is just one row of them, have 8 more in various stages of growth. Garden going nuts at the moment but my little helper (lucas) has more fun trying to squrit me with the hose that anything else, have 20 tom plants, 6 caps, 10 chill and everything else that i can find a space for in there!!!! How is life in CHC