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The nutrition of Autumn olive - Elaeagnus umbellata

Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) is a deciduous shrub that produces numerous edible fruits (usually red with silver specks) this time of year. Not only are they delicious, they’re highly nutritious as well. 140 more words


A Weekend Of Dodder Walking

I was out walking along the River Dodder on two separate occasions last weekend, enjoying the lovely sunny weather. At times, it was just like summer; on reflection, it was probably better. 591 more words


Poison Pie (Black Bryony)

Um… What should we write about today?

I am a firm believer that those who would destroy nature should in turn be destroyed by nature. With this in mind I have made numerous planning applications to my local council for a pit full of dangerous animals. 585 more words


Eat Something Different

This semester I am taking a Creative Problem Solving class and for our first assignment we were challenged to “Eat Something Different”.  We were told to try to look at this assignment from a different perspective, to not necessarily just go to an ethic restaurant and try something you’ve never eaten before, but to think of different ways you could eat. 196 more words


Bardsey Island Apple and Plum Chutney plus the Tale of Johnny Appleseed

Its that time of year in the Beach House garden, when you step outside, you’ll probably find some form of fruit landing on your head.   1,818 more words


Huckleberry Heaven!

Nathan and I decided enough was enough!  We hadn’t been foraging for huckleberries proper yet this year, so out we went, up to Shannon Ridge, in search of the bounty we hoped was nestled into the hills … 398 more words


Another 2kg of blackberries being turned into jam

I’m running out of jars!!!!

Whilst I was digging and weeding on my plot yesterday my mother was walking my littlest lady around the allotments in her pushchair. 82 more words