Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:52

Muddyfork - another jam suggestion here:

"Happened to me with some strawberry jam once (it came out the consistency of boiled sweets )


I heated it up with a combination of water, apple juice and lemon juice and managed to get an acceptably loose set. It wasn't the best jam I've ever made, however, and I used most of it for baking. 

I shall keep my fingers crossed for your gardening board friend,....."

Pink Climbing Rose, not what I thought it was!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:47

The colour reminds me of Mme Caroline Testout  but colour on the internet isn't reliable and there are so many other factors, bud and petal shape and number, leaves, etc etc etc 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 17:08

Just picked these for you David 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53683.jpg?width=256&height=350&mode=max

 I love the streaky ones - they're from a mixed pack so no idea which they are, but they're so pretty 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53684.jpg?width=256&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:53

  Good luck 

Half dead plum tree

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:45

Hi Passionate - hopefully this will tell you what you need to know  http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=86 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:40

I've a vague recollection (and I may be mistaken) of hearing it serialised on Radio 4 many many years ago, but I've never read it.  One for the list .... 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:20

Here you are Muddyfork - two suggestions both from experienced jam makers here http://www.wildfood.info/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=12046&p=307999#p307999 

Hope that helps 

alpines type wot to do please

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 16:17

Get that sempervivum up there Alan - you don't want lightening to strike twice do you? 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 14:53

Muddyfork - I've posted a query on here http://www.wildfood.info/index.php but there's not many people about at the moment - it may be a little while before I get an answer 

Roasting

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 14:51

A tall glass of Elderflower cordial with iced fizzy water ...................... luscious 

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