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Sumac – Dave Hamilton

Stag Horn Sumac – Rhus typhina The Forager’s Lemon Staghorn Sumac makes a tasty lemonade. The small furry drupes form a larger structure called a panicle – [...]

October 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

Preserving Cherries

Town planners of 20th century often included cherry trees in their planting schemes as they loved the blossom. The fruit was something of an afterthought, but not for us [...]

July 27, 2012 // 4 Comments

Dave Hamilton

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) [...]

May 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

No-Dig Gardening by Dave Hamilton

The following article first appeared in ‘Grow your own’ magazine back in February as part of my ‘Theory Behind…’ series. In traditional [...]

May 8, 2012 // 2 Comments

Onions Allium cepa By Dave Hamilton

History The onion (or allium) family is a large and diverse one containing over 500 species. With such a large range of species the origins of the modern (or globe) onion are [...]

July 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

Rhubarb Rheum rhabarbarum By Dave Hamilton

Fruit or Vegetable? As the stems and not the fruit of the pant are eaten botanically speaking rhubarb is a vegetable and not a fruit. However the US customs in Buffalo 1947 [...]

July 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

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