I have written this brief profile as a result of some confusion on social media as to whether Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense is edible. And to whether there could be a problem with consuming too much
For the last few years I have taught on my plant courses about the Moken sea gypsies, and the extraordinary relationship they have with their environment.
Little did I realise that I would ever get the
A week or so ago I mentioned that I was pondering what to do with hawthorn berries.
Something a little different to the usual sweet dishes that they are used in usually.
At the weekend while out with the
Over the weekend the anarchists came to stay.
Who could imagine that a couple of wild urchins aged two and four years old could cause such chaos in my house.
When I entered the living room arms brimming
I walked the valley this morning, watching as the mist slowly dispersed.
I love the quiet of walking in mist, it brings back memories of walking after a snow-storm. Even though I am currently living in
I hope you are enjoying this Autumn with its beautiful colours, which to me is a delight to see at this time of year. I felt and smelt this seasonal shift long before the signs became visible to the eye.
Yesterday I told you about Guelder rose (Viburnum opulus), and my desire to make it into a jelly.
Well last night I finished the recipe.
As the jars where cooling down, I wondered whether I would simply