Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower has a fresh light taste and is great for making into cordial. From mid June, the frothy cream flower heads of the Elder are blooming in hedgerows and gardens. A good way to enjoy the summery taste of elderflower is to make a cordial which can be mixed with ice and water for a […]

Great Burnet

Whilst picking Brambles yesterday, I came across something I have not seen for many years….Wild Burnet. I used to pick these en masse for my father to make wine and here it was growing in the grassland near the hedgerow. The Wild Burnet or Sanguisorba Officinalis grows to around 1m tall in grassland and on […]