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End of the Chutney and Pasta Sauce season

I have made the decision, which is a tough one for me each year, when have I made enough and when should I stop preserving.   I have reached my goal for each of the tomato products, the 3 chutneys and the Pasta Sauce and despite still having great quality tomatoes off and on the vines I have drawn a...

Markdale Station and Farmstay - Crooked Corner NSW

The historic Markdale Station offers bespoke farmstay and equestrian experiences.  This wonderful property has magnificent Edna Walling designed gardens surrounding the historic homestead building. The Crookwell Garden Festival will be held on the 6th & 7th November 2021, with Markdale being one of ...

Finding your Heirloom Tomato Variety

What is the difference between a Hybrid and an Heirloom tomato?

Hybrid tomatoes are what we all have purchased in our supermarkets, they are bred for long term storage, to be less susceptible to diseases, to be perfect in appearance but are less flavoursome. If you save the seeds to replant you c...

Welcome to our H&H Preserves....Our Story

Hello, I'm Veronica and I live in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales.   I share my country haven with wonderful husband Steve and our two ferocious attack dogs, Rosie and Georgie.

I was a city girl, Steve was raised on a farm, but once we moved to the country about 12 years ago, we bot...