Sorry for late reply - been socially distanced in the woods with some Scout age kids making shelters, fire and pancakes despite the amber rain warning for the Grampians. I think that the term is type 2 fun: good in retrospect
I've discovered an over-burdened elder (sambucus nigra) in the local woods. Is it possible to use the berries to flavour gin or other spirits, eg vodka?
If the answer is yes, my question is then how?
Advice, insights, links welcomed.
I have been lucky enough to acquire a second hand Ventile jacket recently. I bought it because I had used a (borrowed) similar one when on a course, pre the present international unpleasantness. In steady, heavy rain and wind while faffing about in woodland and open areas for a week, I found...
Thanks Robson - nice advice. Foraging law in U.K. does not permit the digging up of roots, tubers etc without specific permission, so I'll have to wait until next season as I don't wish to upset anyone.
I found a wonderful supply of black currants near the coast this morning. As I merrily foraged along the path, I found two forms of currant on the bushes as illustrated in the attached pictures.
I have tasted both types and both taste equally pleasant. My concern is that one is covered with a...
Thanks for the information. I have to hike to the local river to find garlic and it tends to be taken by others, hence my desire to plant some of my own.
I may try a couple of big pots first as I intend to cook with it. I would not worry if it went wild but some of my neighbors might, so a pot...