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Quince Goes Sloe

The last of the sloes are ready to be gathered, if you haven’t made your sloe gin already.

Ideally, you want to leave your sloe gin for at least 3 months and it’ll be ready just in time for Christmas. 293 more words


The Blackthorn

The Blackthorn or Prunus Spinosa is a deciduous shrub which can grow to twelve feet in height. . It makes an excellent barrier hedge due to the strong and prickly thorns which would make it very difficult for intruders to penetrate. 384 more words

Wheel Of The Year

Winter is coming...

This is my favorite time of year; the crispness in the mornings, the leaves turning red and yellow and the hint of smokiness in the air as people are lighting their fire places. 276 more words


Gin Explorer Box September 2016

The September Gin Explorer Box brings it all back home with four offerings showcasing the range and quality of British gin.

Hello Gin Explorers,

We’re really excited to share the September box with you all and can’t wait to see what you make of it. 858 more words


Baked plums in sloe gin

Baked plums in sloe gin: Simple by Diana Henry

Serves 4.

Note: you can use damsons or pears instead of plums.


Sloe Gin and Slow Jam.

Husband and I went foraging. To be fair, Husband was the one who clambered through briars, climbed a tree and clung perilously from ancient branches while I stood beneath issuing commands and artfully holding open a plastic bag. 434 more words


Sloe and Rosehip Gin

So, obviously this is an adults only recipe!

Have you ever tried foraging? On a nice September day, I’ve always liked mooching down a country lane looking for plants to pick,, usually sloes. 304 more words