Foxglove and Hart’s Tongue Fern emerging in late spring in my woodland garden.
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This spicy little plant is so typical of the brassica/mustard family which includes plants such as cabbages, broccoli, rape, rocket and radish. With a faint whiff of garlic and a gentle spicy mustard flavour, it is a classic hedgerow edible. 650 more words
Cardamine pratense near Oving, West Sussex
Cardamine pratense near Coleworth, West Sussex
Drifts of Cardamine pratense along hedge near Oving, West Sussex
Drifts of Cardamine pratense along hedge near Oving, West Sussex… 568 more words
Irish moss has a long history of traditional use as both a medicinal and nutritional plant and for use as a thickening and gelling agent. It is rich in nutrients such as sulphur, iodine, iron, bromine, trace mineral salts, vitamin A and B1, fibre, polysaccharides and lots of mucilage. 506 more words
Viburnums are bark medicine and now is the time to harvest medicinal barks. Here’s a monograph of the medicinal Viburnums. Enjoy and happy harvesting!
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This inconspicuous little plant packs a punch when it comes to clearing the ear, nose and throat of congestion and catarrh. It is extremely common in the UK and very easy to gather and use as medicine. 9 more words