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Monday 19th September 2016 - Just a few currants.

Another pleasant couple of hours on the allotment this morning. There was only one other person on site. Well I say one other person, but I didn’t see them, all I saw was a car. 368 more words

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Currant affairs

At the start of July we took a hard-earned break in the sun. Prior to our departure the red currants and black currants were just ripening up into what was promising to be a bumper harvest. 368 more words

Gardening Times

Remaining Currant

About a year ago I got a request from a friend to prune her black currant bushes. She has lots of them.

After I finished, I took the prunings home to distribute to other friends and to propagate for ourselves. 55 more words


There are four blackcurrant bushes in my fruitcage and because of that I have a decent harvest. The first year on the allotment none of my fruit bushes were covered and the result was that the birds had a wonderful feast and I couldn’t make any jam! 45 more words

Fruit Cage

Week 7: Burgers & Scones

The Week 7 box came with more carrots, more cauliflower, more cabbage, more onions, green beans, lettuce, more beets, and the first of the summer corn. 1,067 more words


First Black Currants

I have been experimenting with small fruits in the back 40 (feet) of My Little Farm in Town. I am not a big fan of red currants but have had some wonderful experiences eating black currants made into jam. 120 more words

Gardening And Foraging