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Our journey to County Wicklow during the week was initially almost called off due to a promise of snow and stormy weather, however, at the last minute we decided to go. 270 more words


Riding in Thunderbirds

Fizz and I have been having a tough time of it the last couple of days, “Buzzard Luck,” we say, that’s what you call it when you have no luck at all. 1,186 more words

Tramp's Bestiary

Allium ursinum, The Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic is also known as Ramsons, Buckrams or Bear’s Garlic. Brown Bears are supposed to be very fond of it and so are Wild Boar. 465 more words


Wildflower Wednesday - late December 2014

The last Wildflower Wednesday of the year features photos actually taken on a rather grey looking Monday.  Despite the gloom, however, a number of white blooms were showing up well – Daucus carota, 78 more words


Growing and eating wild garlic

Very few of the really shade-tolerant vegetables are as productive, versatile and useful as wild garlic (Allium ursinum), also known as bear garlic, ramps or ramson. 1,157 more words

Forest Garden

growhort reblogged this on GrowHort - Grow your Horticultural Knowledege and commented:

Wild garlicI always love returning to the hillside woodlands of Mid-Wales where wild ransoms grow in abundance. Walking along the peaceful winding country lanes, you can smell the strong pungent odour of wild garlic long before you turn the corner to view it, often happily growing in a damp shady corner. This great blog has great advice for the novice forager looking to add a light garlic flavour to a salad or as a garnish to a meal. Such versatile wild herb that is sadly largely disregarded and deserves a place in any well stocked kitchen.