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Post: #17001 ina
Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:11 am

Thanks, Mandy!

Well, if bracken-fiddleheads (love that name! :lol: ) were edible AND tasty, that might be a solution to our quite serious bracken problem...
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Post: #17387 Millymollymandy
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:03 pm

I have bracken too in one patch of my garden. Isn't it poisonous? I think I'll stick to eating the lesser celandine salad garnished with hairy bittercress flowers that I'm about to eat.

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Post: #17389 ina
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:11 pm

It's toxic to a certain extent, but I think only at a later stage. We had a trial with goats and sheep once, to see how much they'd eat if it was there (amongst grass and other herbage), and what it would do to them - they did eat some, and it didn't do them any harm. But they'll never graze a whole hillside of bracken clean... That would probably upset their tummies.
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Post: #17480 Wombat
Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:28 pm

Full of Tannin I think!

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