How to make jam

Blackberries, plums and apples are all abundant right now. Time to get jamming

Harvest, forage and scrump: September is the perfect month for a little preserving action to tide you over the winter. We’ve got everything you need for a jam-fest, including a recipe, supplies and free printable labels. Get picking!

[Clockwise from top left] 1. Martha Stewart’s download-able labels are understated and chic, n’est pas. 2. Just the thought of Twigg Studios’ Blackberry and Cherry Jam recipe has us licking our lips. 3. Spread the love with more free labels: these are by Funkytime. 4. All the best home-made jams come in trendy German Weck jars. Stock up now, then re-use for bircher muesli when your jam is but a distant memory (Weck jar image by

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Plum jam recipe from The Simple Things