Blackberries

The humble Bramble or Blackberry can be found in hedgerows from early September to early October.  This versatile autumn fruit is packed with goodness. Dark purple, almost black fruits, similar to a Raspberry, are borne on thorny plants which climb their way through hedges and scrub. Blackberry fruits are highly nutritious, being packed with vitamin […]

Blackberry Time

    Autumn is approaching rapidly and the hedgerows are starting to yield their harvest. A sunny day finally arrives, so with the dogs on their leads and pockets loaded with carrier bags, we set off to collect some Blackberries. or Brambles and Blackites as they are known locally. Compared to last year and especially […]