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Blackcurrants

Black Velvet, if you please

I’ve made a few frozen concoctions in my ice cream machine, but nothing quite as delicious as this ice cream. I followed this …

Milking the blackcurrants

My two blackcurrants haven’t done very well this year. I say ‘this year’, but it is only their second summer since planting, …

Colours of the Week

Some of yesterday’s harvest: last of the broad beans, first decent pick of the blackcurrants A stand selling plants at this week’s …

Berried Treasure

There has been a pretty amazing few weeks of fruitiness here in the Dig My Veg garden. Plants that were introduced two …

Tickled pink, black and blue

With my currant and gooseberry bushes only planted in the spring, and the blueberries only recently revived with some drastic pruning and repotting, I wasn’t expecting …