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Green Tomato Ferment

JELENA’S GREEN TOMATO FERMENT Ingredients:  Green Tomatoes, Herbs, Garlic, (chillies optional) Salt, Water Sterilise your jars Make a 3% Brine – that’s 30g of salt dissolved in a litre of water. Gather a selection of herbs. Chop these roughly Could also include minced garlic, chillies/ horseradish / wasabi and celery stalks Slice your green tomatoes […]

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RHS Oustanding, our AGM and this week’s tasks

This week in the garden we’ll be remaking the shop in the upper greenhouse so the shop won’t be open on Thursday while we move it all around. On Friday, if the weather holds we’ll be taking down the rest of the Elder in the lower garden to the height of the Yew hedge adjacent. […]

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Daikon (White Radish) Kimchi (Kkadkdugi) Recipe

There are 187 official types of kimchi on record and every Korean family has its own secret of how to make it. This recipe omits fish sauce and instead uses seaweed, making it a vegetarian/vegan-friendly. Most commercial kimchis have added sugar, but instead you can use pear or apple for a hint of sweetness.   […]

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Daikon, Painting, Our Website and Shredder

This week in the gardens, we’ll again be taking advantage of the dry weather to push on with painting the Canopy both on Thursday and on Friday morning. We will also load our fresh horse dung and litter into our composting bays for manure, and complete the prune and removal of the Elder in Lower […]

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Autumn Bulbs, Jelly, Workshops and a Harvest Festival

This week in the garden, we will be harvesting our few remaining tomatoes and red grapes and we are also going to make rosehip and apple jelly.  With the dry forecast, we will also return to painting the wooden canopy in the lower garden. We have had a large delivery of manure which will need to […]

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