Category: We Love …. Wednesdays

We Love … Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is another one of those vigourous plants which grows pretty much anywhere and which lots of people consider to be an invasive weed. Truth be told, it is a bit of a bully and it exudes toxins which poison the fungi native plants need to live. It can […]

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We Love … Nettles

Yes, honestly! Who would have thought that this garden pest could be good for anything. Here’s a list to prove it: Young nettle leaves are edible, they taste like spinach when cooked, and are rich in vitamins and minerals. Pick only the tips – the first four or six leaves […]

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We Love … Wild Garlic

This plant is known by many, many different names – Bear leek, Bear’s garlic, Broad-leaved garlic, Buckrams, Ramsons and Wood garlic The leaves AND flowers are edible. Young leaves are delicious added to soups, sauces and pesto. The leaves are starting to appear right now and are best picked when […]

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