Sunflower Medicine

The longer this summer goes on the more I am starting to think it is a once in a life time summer. If, like me, you are a grower you will have noticed that all of your time is taken up with plant care. While others sit in the shade of an umbrella enjoying the […]

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Wild Kimchi Recipe

I am such a kimchi addict! I love it more than any other ferment and although not exactly as straight forward as a simple sauerkraut it is certainly not challenging to make. Whenever possible I love to include wild ingredients in my creations and kimchi is no different, remember – the more wild you eat, […]

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“Bee”sotted with Bees

This post is the third and final guest post from one of the guest tutors on the rewilding apprenticeship I am running this summer. This entry is from the lovely Brigit Strawbridge. I first met Brigit a short while after she wrote a fabulous review for my first book The Medicine Garden back in early 2010. Brigit […]

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Tropical Fruit on the Branch

As much as possible I love to grow my own food, that which I do not manage to grow myself I like to at least source from local producers. This leaves me eating fresh fruit and veggies grown within my local climatic conditions. So when I take a trip I always delight in the different […]

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Why I Love Rain

Let me qualify the title of this post, or perhaps just add “in moderation”! I don’t love it when it rains for days on end, when the sky is battleship grey and everything is damp, in that sense I am the same as most other people. However, every now and then, I do so love a […]

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Make Rooting Hormone From Willow

I have two beautiful lavenders by my front door which I have decided to take some cuttings from. To give them the best start in life I decided to make a rooting hormone for cuttings from willow. It is so simple, and an incredibly sustainable, organic, permaculture, environment friendly way to encourage cuttings to root. […]

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