herbal remedies


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 […]

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

Finding haws in the hedgerow

We ran one of our 1 Day Foraging Courses at the weekend and found lots of haws in the hedgerow.  I’ve written previously about hawthorn in this post and I’ve also included its berries, haws, in this post on edible berries.  In this video I talk about eating the flowers in the spring and making […]

fruit and nuts | foraging | Kent | south east | London

Bushcraft Club 2019

Now in it’s sixth year, we’ll be starting Bushcraft Club again in the first week of May.  This year we’re trying something a little different and have decided to run seperate sessions for families and adults, allowing us to cover more challenging subjects on the adults only sessions. Bushcraft Club is based at our ancient […]

bushcraft club 2019 | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

comfrey oil | herbal remedies | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

Comfrey oil

We’ve written about comfrey in the past but this time we’re focusing on how to make comfrey oil.  We’ve picked enough leaves for a couple of jars so far, but as comfrey is an early plant to come through we’ll be able to get many more prepared this spring. Pick the comfrey leaves on a […]