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Foraging Food Nuts

Free Food Can Cost A Fortune.  But Its Worth It!

The other day Harry thought we should get out and pick some wild Raspberries. This year the bounty was affected by late frost, so you have to get out and pick now. 374 more words

Things I learned in July 2015

I was sitting here thinking July was nearly a bust.  What did I accomplish for the month?  My journal was nearly empty so it was a bit disappointing.   393 more words


Redcurrant and Gooseberry Jam #Red Summer harvest

This post has taken me longer than I wanted it to.
Normally it wouldn’t matter, but in the fast changing world of nature what that means is that the redcurrants should have been picked by now. 518 more words


Edible Ornamentals: Ptelea trifoliata

The hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata) is a large shrub or small tree native to swaths of low-lying regions of Eastern North America that is quite rare in Ontario, restricted to a few localities along the north and eastern shores of Lake Erie, most notably Long Point Provincial and Point Pelee Provincial Parks where it grows along sandbars or beaches. 455 more words


weedy wednesday - purslane

i wanted to like this weed. really, i did. i’d tried it a number of times, over a few years, from our garden. we just never seemed to connect. 82 more words


Today's Walk

A perfect summer day for a walk through the marsh. A cold front pushed out the warm front late last evening and the humidity is low today. 224 more words


Out of the Woods - Science and Nature

In today’s episode of Out of the Woods, Julie interviews herbalist Vivienne Campbell about what herbs are in season, what they can be used for and the beneficial effects an awareness of nature has on the human spirit. 127 more words