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columbiariver

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Prunus domestica var. damascena Prune Damson

  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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columbiariver

More prunes! Mixed with gin for a winter treat. 9.15.18

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ShelleySnyder

Oh my!👅😋💘😍

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linfoster

Ooh sounds delicious 🍸

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columbiariver

Waiting is the hardest part 😚 @lydiastirling @shelleysnyder @linfoster

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ShelleySnyder

Hey neighbor! Gary says it's been 3 days ,so where is the jasmine flower count!?😂😂😂💘😍

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carolgs

Ooo yum sounds delicious

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suerichards

Oh yes please no sugar in gin 😉

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columbiariver

It's on the deck floor neighbor. The rain was hard on miss Jasmine. Bob wants to bring it in already. @shelleysnyder

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columbiariver

Come sit with me and have a sip Carol! @carolgs

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columbiariver

Ok then sue. Yours will be sugar free. Come on over with @carolgs and we will sip! 💜💚💜 @suerichards

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ShelleySnyder

The rain will pound the flowers off that's for sure! But I think you have a little more time before you need to bring it in, I usually bring ours in by the end of October (sometimes not till November) depending on night time lows, you might have to bring her in a bit earlier than me, just keep a watch on temps, once they start dipping into the low 40's think about getting it in😉💘😍

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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columbiariver

#produce #gyo #italianprune #prune #foodforwinter #cannedprunes #canning #busyafternoon #prettycolors 9.3.18

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gjones

Good job - I love canned plums, apricots and peaches!

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columbiariver

Thank you! It's a good thing Katy. We've missed having these around. It was so nice to get a good picking off our tree. I finally believe it's happy where we put it 💚💜🌳💚💜 @gjones

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cyndi

MNM yum yum looks tasty

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columbiariver

Thank you so much cyndi @Cyndi 💜💚💜

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ShelleySnyder

They look cool yummy! You domestic queen you!👍💘😍

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KariSamuel

Are these packed in a sugary or simple syrup? It says prune, which I thought were simply dried plums? I'm so confused! 😂😂😂 I love plums.... don't care fore prunes though! 😆

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pelly

Iā€™m coming for tea Laura 👍😍

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godfreye

They look very good🤗

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kimguy

My, you have been busy! Don't over do it!💜

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columbiariver

They are so cool... @ShelleySnyder

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columbiariver

A light sugary syrup Kari. You and nearly everyone wonder the same thing. These are prunes. They're a dryer fruit than a plum, but I think they are sold as plums many times because of their similarity. They are one of my very favorites. @KariSamuel

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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columbiariver

First good picking ever and more to come. I better go get that bottle of gin now. #prunes #italianprune #momndadsfavorite #virginpicking #fruit #fruittree #gyo #homegrown #sothrilled #doesnttakemuchtomakemehappy #beautifulsummer18 #ladderguy

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Keely

Wow that's a fabulous haul lots to drink for chrimbo 👏👏👏

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columbiariver

That's right Keely! Thinking ahead. I might just start drying them as well. 😚💖 @keely

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2018
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columbiariver

The prune trees first real productive year. It's full of fruit and I'm tickled pink. I'll need a food dryer next year. 8.18.18

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lydiastirling

Oh yummy

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columbiariver

I know it Lydia. Absolute deliciousness.. I'm so pleased, as it's taken years for this tree to catch on. 💝🐝 @lydiastirling

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hayleyaj

😋😋😋

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cyndi

Yum yum

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gjones

Oh I love plums! When I was little, I'd steal so many from my grandpa's trees. One day I went out to take a few more but I noticed he'd moved the ladder so I couldn't reach them!😄😄

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lydiastirling

Are you planning on botteling any or making damson gin?

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columbiariver

That's a sweet memory Katy. Once you start eating them it's hard to stop. @gjones

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columbiariver

I'd like to make a small batch of something Lydia. I don't know what yet tho. Is gin a hard one to make? That sounds like something for the experts. I better get thinking! @lydiastirling

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columbiariver

I wish we had tasting on Gtags! 😋🙃💝 @hayleyaj @cyndi

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lydiastirling

Damson gin couldnt be eaiser. You need a large jar, freezer bag, freezer, gin (aldi or lidl own £10ish a bottle work really well), sugar and damsons. Put fill the gar with damsons so you know how many you need. Put them in the freezer to freeze 1 day will do it. Once frozen put the damsons in the jar. Pour sugar over about 1/4 of the way upish you can always add more sugar later. Pour tge gin over put the top on and leave in a dark cupboard or under the stairs shake every couple of days till

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lydiastirling

The sugar has desolved then leave for 3 ir 4 months and enjoy at christmas although you might want to taste it a(a teaspoon full should be enouhg to tast) month before and add more sugar if you need to.

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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columbiariver

First year with full fruit! #myfavorite #prune #italianprune

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SikoMa

Can't wait til they turn purple😍

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columbiariver

4.23.2018 might get some fruit this year. Full of blossoms!

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tinaaune

Mmmmmm prunes ā£💜ā£💜

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columbiariver

I just can't get enough of these. I grew up on them and have been trying for decades to have a good tree on our place. If I might be so bold as to guess what mother nature is up to, I think it might be a good year! Yae! @tinaaune @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

@columbiariver hope so Laura...👌🏼

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columbiariver

Pearl and Truffle followed me to the prune tree. I harvested our first 3 Italian prunes! Sweet and delicious.

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