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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 […]


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 […]

quince jam

what are fairy rings

What are fairy rings

On a recent 2 Day Fruits & Fungus Foraging course we were asked ‘What are fairy rings?’.  This is a great question and one with a fascinating answer.  It’s all to do with the way that some species of mushrooms grow and reproduce.  In the fields near to our ancient woodland camp, it tends to […]