9 Step Process for Preserving Fruit

9 Step Process for Preserving Fruit

Before the days of refrigeration and a supermarket on every corner, preserving fruit (and other food) was a matter of necessity. Knowing and using lots of different methods of storing those essential nutrients to see us through winter was second nature, particularly...

Apricot bottling and a recipe for berry tarts!

Have you done any fruit bottling this year? Never tried it before? It’s really easy, and a great way to preserve the summer bounty to enjoy through winter. Cutting up apricots for bottling (Photo: Biomi) Our farm is a demonstration of how you can grow and...

Why every garden needs plum trees

Prune d’agen plums – perfect for drying Plums are one of the most versatile and delicious fruits, and a great tree to choose if you’re a beginner to fruit growing, as they’re super easy to grow. Maybe it’s exactly because they’re so...