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How To Make Sloe Gin (in time for Christmas)

  Sloe gin is very easy to make. Pick your sloes, prick holes in the skin, then add them to…

3 Beekeepers Curiosities

  A mate of mine had attempted to have a big clear out of his house, loft, allotment and garage,…

Too many courgettes?

  Anyone who grows courgettes always seems to have too many, and is constantly trying to get rid of them,…

How To Make Cassis (from your own blackcurrants)

Cassis is surprisingly easy as you don’t have to spend ages ‘top’ and ‘tailing’ each individual blackcurrant as you have…

Miles and Smiles – 4 – India

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Easy Mead Making

When I decided to have a go at making mead for the first time the amount of information I discovered…

Growing winter spuds in containers for an early harvest

  A few years ago I’d heard that potatoes could be grown in tubs, in unheated poly tunnels and greenhouses…

DIY Steam Beeswax Purifier

  I appreciate that this may look like a 1950’s satellite, or a space rocket from the Clangers, but it is…

Miles and Smiles – 3

  And even more photo curiosities      

We All Love Knobbly Vegetables

  There was, a long time ago, a programme on BCC television called ‘That’s Life’ and everybody’s main memory of…

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