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5 to forage in July

5 to Forage in July

5 TO FORAGE IN JULY Summer is rolling along now and most of us in the UK have at last had a sight of sun. A wet and cold June paid havoc with the early summer blooms but everything seems to be on catch up now so there’s plenty to get out and forage for…

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Apple of the earth – gentle chamomile is tougher than it seems

Chamomile, apple of the earth and sun on the ground Chamomile: Matricaria recutita, also known as German chamomile or simply scented mayweed. Do you know any other names for it? A sacred herb Chamomile is one of the nine sacred herbs from Anglo-Saxon times. It was also revered above all other herbs by the Egyptians who dedicated…

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