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chadspad
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Hello all!

Post: # 21260Post chadspad »

Hiya, My name is Wendy and Im new to the site. I now live in the Vendee, France since moving from Norfolk, UK in Sept 2004. I live here with my hubby & 4 year old son in a rennovated store house/wine press. My parents are at the top of our cul-de-sac in their 300 year old farmhouse, we really are living the good life here. We have loads of land and really getting into growing our own veggies. Found this site whilst searching on how to make Elderflower wine and think its great. Gonna go buy a bucket tomorrow so can start making some.
Looking forward to joining in with all the chats!
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Post: # 21261Post grahoom »

hello i am new too.. this site is excellent. - glad i stumbled across it.

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Post: # 21265Post Andy Hamilton »

Elderflower seems to be hiding from me at the moment I have not seen any about. Ah well I am sure there will be enough to go around soon.

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Post: # 21270Post Shirley »

Hi Wendy

Welcome to the site :cheers:
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Post: # 21274Post ina »

Hi Wendy, and welcome!

I think there's no elderflowers at all yet in the UK...

And once they are out, we'll all be picking them like mad and there won't be any left for elderberry recipes!
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Post: # 21279Post grahoom »

i was in the chichester area yesterday, on the canal to be exact, rowing a boat, and i saw the start of some elder flowers popping out.

i reckon give it a couple of weeks or so.

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Post: # 21299Post Wombat »

G'DAy Wendy,

Welcome to the site! Sounds like a nice set-up you have there...

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Post: # 21605Post Millymollymandy »

Hi Wendy and welcome - glad to see another 'Frenchie'!

Ina and Andy - Having just been in England I can tell you that it is about 2 weeks behind northern France. Here the elderberries are starting to flower whilst it is still Hawthorn galore in England.

We've driven 2,500 kms so I've got a bit sick of hawthorn blossom now. :lol:

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Post: # 21676Post Millie »

Helloo :hello2:

My DH gets his eldeflowers when we wander along the kennet and avon canal, worth a wander Andy 8)

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Post: # 21680Post hedgewitch »

Hello and welcome to the forum :flower:
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