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 […]

Schools grow their own

Schools across Cumbria are being encouraged to spring into action and enter the Grow Your Own competition, run by Booths and The World of Beatrix Potter. Over 40 primary schools have already registered to take part in the competition but time is running out for other schools to get their entries in for the contest, […]