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Bushcraft uses for ground ivy

Continuing with a look at some common spring time plants and their uses to us in bushcraft, here’s a video in which I talk about some of the many uses for ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea). We often talk about bushcraft uses for ground ivy on our1 Day Foraging course and our Herbal Remedies courses. You can see […]


All about dandelions

A post from Nicola. All about dandelions There are more than 30 different species of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) around the world.  The dandelion grows in lawns, fields, meadows and roadside verges, in fact it can pop up almost anywhere.  It is a member of the Asteraceae family (daisy family).  It is a dicotyledon, which means […]

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Natural tinders for bushcraft

This is the fifth in a series of videos on the topic of natural tinders for bushcraft after previously covering inner barks, outer barks, fungus and downey flower heads. But of course there’s always things that don’t fit into any catergory, so this video is about some of the other natural tinders that we can […]