Gorse

The coconut scented flowers of Gorse are ideal for making a wonderful summer cordial and tasty wine, as well as sprinkling in salads and colouring pace eggs. Gorse ( Ulex europaeus ) can be found growing along motorway embankments, colonising scrub and hillside and is a common shrub in many UK hedgerows. Gorse is also […]

Wild Apples

July brings warm sunny days and balmy nights, ideal for going for a walk and having a look to see what is ripening in your local hedgerows. Wild apple trees can often be found alongside park embankments and hedges. ¬†Quite simply the result of somebody’s discarded apple core whilst out walking or thrown from car […]