Wild food & Medicine forage walks in and around Oxford

Chris has been in touch from the Oxford area to let us know about some of the courses he runs in the Oxford area. He hosts guided wild food & medicine forage walks in Oxford and south east England. The courses are designed as an introduction into foraging for wild plants. With 12 years experience of foraging […]

Melon Fruit Salad

One of our readers sent us this simple melon fruit salad recipe and for two people it only came to a cost of £1.26 Full Melon £1.00 (Aldi),   One Plum 10 pence (Aldi),   Five Grapes Four pence (Aldi),  Quarter Granny Smith Apple five pence (Aldi),  Kiwi fruit five pence (Aldi),  Apple Juice from […]

A Good Year for Apples

One of our readers has sent in pictures of his four year old apple tree, which this year has cropped well. All over the country, this has been a good year for fruit with most top fruit cropping heavily.

The Cherry Harvest

    At this time of year our fruits are starting to ripen and it has been a very good season for the dwarf cherry tree with over 10 Kilos of fruit picked over the last two weeks. Protecting the fruit from the birds is usually done by netting the tree, but it is just […]