Wild Food June – Dave Hamilton

June 1, 2010 Dave Hamilton 7

June is one of the few times I like being English. It is a time for strawberries and cream, Wimbledon, the Glastonbury festival and weekend pagans drinking heavily at their local standing stones. It is […]

Wild Flower Gardens

October 30, 2009 Andy Hamilton 0

This method of establishing a wild flower garden I stumbled on quite by mistake and have since encouraged others to try the same. After harvesting my carrots I left the land-fallow, I no longer wanted […]

Dandelion crop or pest?

October 30, 2009 Andy Hamilton 8

Dandelions are traditionally a well-know bane of most gardeners, their deep roots make them a tough weed to eliminate from any plot.   To ensure they do not return the entire root must be taken […]

Nettle Beer – Andy Hamilton

October 29, 2009 Andy Hamilton 6

Nettle Beer This is an easy recipe to follow and creates a delightful, if not usual tasting beer. It is very cheap to make and follows a traditionally english recipe. Before hops were widely used […]

Yarrow Ale – A true Ale – By Andy Hamilton

November 18, 2008 Andy Hamilton 0

The dictionary definition of ale is often wrong, confusion arises as most places have differing definitions. However, a true Ale is one that had been brewed using something in place of hops in this case […]

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