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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 […]

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conifers | bushcraft | Kent

The beauty of conifers   Recently updated !

Twenty odd years ago I was working as a consultant and spent a lot of time driving to and from various sites, and as I was driving along I would often ponder on different subjects.  On one particualr drive I found myself musing on what made a conifer a conifer.  What’s the difference between conifers […]


How to prune a tree so that it can heal afterwards | one handed pot hanger

How to prune a tree so that it can heal afterwards

I’ve written previously about pruning cuts in this post but as we were gathering some hazel today we took the opportunity to make a short video.  As responsible bushcrafters it’s imperative that we do everything we can to conserve and preserve the environment that we all enjoy so much.  And that includes little things such […]