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Posted: 24/07/2014 at 14:47

Hi Muddyfork   I did that once - I used Jam Sugar which has added pectin rather than Preserving Sugar.  Blackcurrants are really high in pectin.  

I'm not an expert Jam maker but I'll ask someone who is ..........


Posted: 24/07/2014 at 14:05

Beware chilblains Verdun 


Posted: 24/07/2014 at 14:02

Enjoy Corfu Lesley 

Don't think about it OL  it's still safer than crossing the road 

I heard from Busybee last week -she's fine but she's up to her eyes in end of term stuff, school sports day and loads of other parental and foster parental duties - plus gardening of course 

Hope Pdoc's ok and that his mother's ok too .................... 


Posted: 24/07/2014 at 13:03

Oooh that lolly was GOOD!!!!!!!!!!! 

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 12:01



Posted: 24/07/2014 at 12:00

Brilliant Verdun  

I've got a mango ice lolly in the freezer - that'll do for my lunch 

Young Olive Tree

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 10:14

This site gives the best information about growing figs that I've ever come across 

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 09:50

Oh dear Rosemummy - Champion the Wonderhorse is the ringtone on my phone LOL 

Plant in need of ID

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 09:48

Remember this folks?  At last we have a flower

 What do you think?  Ammi majus? 

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:52

Perhaps, given my (former) line of work, it's just too 'close to home' for me .... ?

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02
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