Edible field garlic is all around us! Using this free and delicious natural resource can add flavor to your cooking and fun to your life. Here are some guidelines for foraging edible field garlic.
Foragers are a varied crowd. Among them, you will find hard core botanists, nature nerds, homesteaders, chefs, herbalists, philosophers, and fortune tellers, to name a few, and many of them have excellent blogs. How to choose the “best”? They are the ones with great photos and illustrations, with good information that adds to what’s already […]
Creating a wildlife-friendly, edible backyard had been a dream of mine for years. After much digging and planting, the magic began to happen. The yard came alive with wildlife, and yielded fresh, organic food for us! How did we do it? We started with trees, the backbones of a landscape. Wildlife value and edible parts […]
Pinecone Ginger is not only beautiful but it also smells divine! It is most known in Hawaii, as Awapuhi and was used many years ago as shampoo. It has many other uses though, continue reading the article to find out more about this wonderful plant.
Whenever wild elderberries produce with wild abandon, I make either elderberry jelly or jam. And this year, are they prolific! You could not even tell that the bushes had been picked, as I carried my basket of tiny purple berries to the kitchen to make Seedless Elderberry Apple Jam. It’s made the old fashioned way, […]
Did you know that hazelnuts grow wild in North America? They do, and they are a delicious and nutritious wild edible. Learn how to forage for our two native species, the American hazel and the beaked hazel. Great photos and detailed information describe where to find them and how to harvest them.