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How to make Elderflower Cordial

4kg Sugar (Granulated White) 4ltr Water 60 Elderflower Heads 6 Lemons 50g Citric Acid In a large pan, place the elderflowers with their heads facing down and cover with slices of lemon. In a second pan add the water, sugar and citric acid together. With a gentle heat stir all …

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How to make Elderflower Champagne

The elderflowers are in full bloom at the moment. Many years ago Jonathan Wallace came to visit me and we make some elderflower champagne, it was wonderful. We drank some a month later and the rest was kept for around 6 months. All bottles were drunk within the day it …

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Sowing Sweetcorn

Traditionally my final frost is usually during the second week in May so now is the time for me to start planning the sweetcorn harvest.

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