Elder Folklore and Growing

Yazan: admin | 27 June 2013 | 3 Comments
Categories: Food, General Gardening, Outdoors, The fruit garden, Wild food

Just as the end of summer is marked by elderberries, the start of summer is always marked by the blossoming of the Elder-tree (Sambucus nigra).  In this article we cover elder folklore and growing tips for this popular shrub. If you want to see some recipes of how to make such as elderflower champagne, elderflower […]

Elderflower Cordial, elderflower champagne and elderflower wine – Andy Hamilton

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 18 June 2012 | 12 Comments
Categories: Food, Home brewing, Preserving, Wild food

Although we already have an elderflower cordial recipe on our elder article it is one for making it in bulk. I decide that as I have just made a smaller batch of elderflower cordial, some elder flower champagne and our forum is buzzing with talk of elderflower wine it would be good to put up […]

Wild food in May – Late Spring Foraging – Food for free in May – Andy Hamilton

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 01 May 2010 | 3 Comments
Categories: Outdoors, Wild food

“Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire.” -   Virgil May certainly feels like the time when England has put its party clothes on with so many tree and plants in blossom. I think that May feels […]


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