Sumac

October 9, 2012 Dave Hamilton 3

Stag Horn Sumac – Rhus typhina The Forager’s Lemon Sumac is one of those plants you may have seen a thousand times but never really realised it had an edible use. It’s not a truly […]

Green Manure – Dave Hamilton

August 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 1

Soil is a very complex living thing. In just one gram there can be over a 1000 million organisms, most of them beneficial to the gardener.  These organisms help weather rocks, releasing their mineral content […]

Dave Hamilton

May 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 0

Dave Hamilton is a freelance writer, forager, garden tutor and garden consultant. His main work is as a garden writer and in this capacity he has written for (amongst others) BBC Gardener’s World Magazine, The […]

No-Dig Gardening

May 8, 2012 Dave Hamilton 2

The following article first appeared in ‘Grow your own’ magazine back in February as part of my ‘Theory Behind…’ series. In traditional gardening and farming, land is weeded and/or cleared of crops before a soil […]

April foraging – Early Spring Wild food by Andy Hamilton

April 6, 2012 Andy Hamilton 2

Winter is becoming like last night’s dream and any hazy reminders of its presence are starting to seem out of place. On seemingly dead wood once a tightly packed parcels have now opened to reveal […]

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