Herbal Remedies

Foraging for Alexanders

As Nicola and I were walking Willow along the Downs today, I shot this short video on foraging for Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum).  Alexanders are a naturalised plant introduced from the Mediterranean and are often found near the coast.  At this time of year the stems are probably the best part for eating, although the whole […]

Foraging for Alexanders | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

How to make hawthorn tincture | another 5 easily identifiable plants to forage | bushcraft | Kent

How to make hawthorn tincture

It’s mid May and the hawthorn is resplendent in full bloom and the hedgerow is ablaze with their beautiful flowers. Right now both the flowers and leaves are edible and the flowers especially are very tasty. In this video Gary talks about hawthorn in general and how to make hawthorn tincture in particular.  Watch the […]