Category: Forage by Month

Jack by the Hedge

Jack by the hedge, otherwise known as Hedge Garlic or sometimes even just wild garlic – is actually not a garlic at all! Name: Alliaria Petiolata Location: Anywhere, usually grass verges, woodlands and tucked alongside hedges Months: March to September Edible Parts: Leaves, Flowers, Seeds More Information Hedge Garlic is a member of the mustard […]

Foraging Plantain

Name: Plaintain, Ribwort (Plantago) Location: Anywhere, usually grass verges, pathcracks, fields and park pathways Months: All year round Edible Parts: Leaves, Seeds More Information Plantain is a common wild edible found all over the UK. The three main types in the UK are Major, Media and Lanceolata but coastal regions will also discover maritima and […]

Hogweed August Membership Card

Here is the digital version of our August plant highlight for 2020 which was Common Hogweed! This is exclusive member only content so if you can see this, it’s because you are a valued member of Sustainable Life Voluntary Organisation – so thank you!

Rosa Canina July Membership Card

Here is the digital version of our July plant highlight for 2020 which was Wild Dog Rose! This is exclusive member only content so if you can see this, it’s because you are a valued member of Sustainable Life Voluntary Organisation – so thank you!

Elder Flowers June Info Card

Posted on May 1, 2020 by admin Here is the digital version of our June plant highlight for 2020 which was Elder flowers! This is exclusive member only content so if you can see this, it’s because you are a valued member of Sustainable Life Voluntary Organisation – so thank you!

Lilac Flowers May Info Card

Here is the digital version of our May plant highlight for 2020 which was Lilac flowers! This is exclusive member only content so if you can see this, it’s because you are a valued member of Sustainable Life Voluntary Organisation – so thank you!

Primrose Tea

Primrose! The lovely little five petal delicate flower we love to have in our gardens – is totally edible! Both leaves and flowers can be eaten, but Primrose tea is made from the leaves.   You can use the leaves fresh or dry them out and store them for future use. Fill a tea strainer […]