trees


How to tell apart hornbeam and beech buds

Here’s a short video where I show you how to tell apart hornbeam and beech buds We take a walk around our woodland looking at trees and their uses, including how to tell apart hornbeam and beech buds, on many of our courses, such as our 1 Day Bushcraft Fundamentals, 2 Day Bushcraft Courses and […]

How to tell apart hornbeam and beech buds

Foraging for rosehips

It’s that time of year to get out and about foraging for rosehips.  So here’s a short video looking at rosehips, why you need to be careful eating them and a couple of ideas on what to do with them. Here’s the recipe for rosehip syrup and another for rosehip and crab apple jam. Depending […]

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quince jam

Quince jam

Quince is a non-native tree in the rose family.  It’s related to apples and pears, in fact the fruits look a bit like an oversized pear.  It’s often grown for it’s attractive pink blossom but the fruits are not to be overlooked. Here’s a simple recipe for quince jam, a wonderful accompaniment to cheeses and […]