Damsons in abundance.
I had the task of picking the fiddly little sloes in the hedge while mother...
... had the relatively easy task of picking the damsons off the tree!
Don't they look lovely in their basket.
To make sloe gin you need to weigh out half a pound of sloes.
Buy some cheap gin - supermarket own brand will do and then drink half of it (not all at once)!
Prick the sloes or damsons with a knife and then put into an empty bottle.