Daily Archives: 19/08/2022

Collecting goosegrass for tinder

I’ve been in the woods collecting goosegrass for tinder recently.  Goosegrass (Galium aparine) is also known as cleavers, sticky weed, sticky Jim and a host of other names.  It’s the stuff that sticks to your jumper! It comes through early in the year and starts to die off  in late summer.  Once it’s dried out […]

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