Monthly Archives: March 2011

How To Make Your Own Delicious Prosciutto

Here on the farm, we rear our own organic pork.  As well as producing fabulous joints, chops and sausages, one of the things we enjoy most is curing our own prosciutto.  Curing is incredibly easy and you can do this at home with … Continue reading

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Planting Hydrangeas And Sowing First Swift Potatoes

The most magnificent hydrangeas I’ve ever seen are in the gardens of Cornwall, where the climate and soil type are perfect for these beautiful flowers to thrive. Unfortunately,  I live at the foot of the South Downs where the soil isn’t conducive to … Continue reading

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Upcycling Old Household Objects

Spring is in the air and it’s time for a spring clean!!  Over the winter I’ve been very tempted to give two items in my home a makeover and I’ve finally taken the plunge!!! This week I’ve taken an old … Continue reading

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Pruning Roses

Yes, I know Alan Titchmarsh says don’t prune rose bushes until mid-March, but with this warm, wet weather, if I hadn’t attacked my rose bushes pdq, we were fast in danger of becoming engulfed by triffid like rose bushes, not seen since the … Continue reading

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