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Our Ever Evolving Relationship with Plants

Plants have played a critical role in human survival through the ages.  Although most people in the modern world do not rely on plants they gather themselves, we are surrounded by useful flora that Native Americans and later European colonists relied upon.  803 more words

Nature

Wild Primrose Bank, Lismore, Scotland

You can understand why they call the Isle of Lismore, off the west coast of Scotland, the Garden Isle, when you see great swaths of Primroses, Bluebells, Cowslips and Wild Garlic in the Spring.   111 more words

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Spring lamb kebabs and my story about first lamb tasting

In May, my husband and I had a fun trip walking around Aubonne Valley National Arboretum, and one of the most rewarding things that I collected from the trip was a big basket of wild garlic to bring back home, YAYYYYY!!! 571 more words

Airfyer

Healthy fast food

Just finished a 23km run and I was looking forward to have some food. This is the time that you can easily grab the first thing you see and munch away. 149 more words

Bring out the Fizz

Our first ever step on the road to greater self-sufficiency, even before discovering wild garlic, was making Elderflower Champagne.

Once someone has shown you what Elderflower looks like, you can’t help but see and smell it everywhere you go in early June. 202 more words

Paul Rainger

The revelation that is fresh peas

Fresh peas are like sweetcorn – sugars start turning to starch as soon as they are picked, so the taste difference between freshly picked and shop-bought is massive. 587 more words

Diary 2016

Wild garlic foraging and nettle pie

Every year between end of March and May, I look forward to the ‘hungry gap’ in Wales, when shaded areas under tall trees fill with wild garlic and tender nettle tops that beckon picking. 144 more words

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