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Gazette Gardener: Rose hips can be used to make tea and jelly, ease sore throat

Large meaty hips make the rugosa roses sweet tasting out of hand and easy to prepare for cooking.
Large meaty hips make the rugosa roses sweet tasting out of hand and easy to prepare for cooking.
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If you grow roses, you may have noticed the ornamental red or orange rose hips that are currently putting on a show in the garden. These are the edible fruits that develop after the bloom fades. To the gardener looking for one last fruit to harvest, these hips are packed with vitamin C and can be used to make tea, jelly and a folk remedy for sore throats and colds. Of course, you wouldn’t want ...


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