Monday, 29 June 2009

Latest news

First the giveaway,And the winner is.... Michela from Venice in Italy! Well done Michela! She's quite new to blogging http://littlesecretsfrommygarden.blogspot.com/ Take a look at her beautiful garden!

I've been in the garden this evening picking blackcurrants before the birds eat them.

I don't usually hack off the branches, but the bush is becoming way too big.It was planted by the previous owners of the house, right next to the built in BBQ, so it also means we can't have Barbies in the garden until the fruit has ripened! Do you think it would be possible to dig up the bush and move it?
For the past 2 evenings I have been picking the fruit and flash freezing it, ready for topping Pavlova's and cheesecakes!
Hubby makes the most gorgeous baked cheesecakes! Here's the evidence!


I have been making lots of hearts for my stall and my little blogshop http://rubyredtinyshop.blogspot.com/ which I have updated this week.Today I have added hand knitted brooches.I love making these in lots of different yarns and colours.

Enjoy the sun everyone, but don't forget your suncream

Rachel x

11 comments:

lou said...

I would move the blackcurrant bush in October; now’s not the best time to move it.

I love your hearts and brooches, so pretty! and that cheesecake looks so yummy.

Well done too the winner!

Have a lovely week-love Lou xxx

Tabiboo said...

Cheesecake yum!

Our blackcurrants haven't ripened yet, but when we do then more jam is on the to do list!!

Nina x

dottydotty said...

congratulations to michela lucky thing:)

Michela said...

Hi Rachel!
Thank you so much for giving me the chanche to win your lovely stuff! I've never felt lucky as today!
And a special thank to all your readers for their congratulations!

noelle said...

hello, thanks for your comment on my blog,been having a look round at yours, its lovely! noelle x x

Melanie said...

Hi Rachel, thank you so much for your kind, and thoughtful comment. xxxx

LittleGem said...

Love your heart and brooches, they are lovely. Thanks for the comment on my handmade bag!
Hope you are enjoying the sun! XX Gem

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Vintage Amethyst said...

Hi Rachel
Just wanted to say a quick thank you for your kind message.
Love
Alison
x

Kim McBirnie said...

Currant bushes don't do so well when moved, they tend to go int o shock and it's 50/50, but all you can do is try - just wait until late autumn when it is going dormant. Saying that, new currant bushes aren't expensive - you could just replace it with a new one if it dies.
Lovely blog,
Kim xx

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