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  • Tomas Remiarz
    other plants good in England at the moment are the first lime & beech leaves (young lime leaves are delicious and can be cropped into the summer), the last of
    Message 1 of 2 , May 5, 2010
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      other plants good in England at the moment are the first lime & beech leaves (young lime leaves are delicious and can be cropped into the summer), the last of the wild garlic (ramsons), hedge garlic (also garlic mustard, Jack-by-the-hedge), chickweed and the first, very young shoots of bracken in some parts of the country.
       
      happy foraging
      Tomas

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      Tomas Remiarz - GreenLand Services

      Sustainable Solutions for Urban and Rural Communities
      Permaculture Design, Teaching and Practice
      Ecological Restoration Projects


    • Elaine Sommers
      Hi Tomas, what do you use the lime and the beech leaves for? Do you use them in salads or teas or something else? I have recently read all about the uses for
      Message 2 of 2 , May 6, 2010
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        Hi Tomas, what do you use the lime and the beech leaves for? Do you use them in salads or teas or something else? I have recently read all about the uses for the beech tree as an edible plant and it does recommend them as a salad leaf when young. Also for making Beech Leaf Noyau with gin. The nuts are eaten raw or roasted and can be pressed for oil. If you have any more ideas I would be interested to hear them.
         
        Blessings,
        Elaine.

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        From: tomas.remiarz@...
        Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 12:49:26 +0000
        Subject: [pfaf] plants good to pick now

         
        other plants good in England at the moment are the first lime & beech leaves (young lime leaves are delicious and can be cropped into the summer), the last of the wild garlic (ramsons), hedge garlic (also garlic mustard, Jack-by-the- hedge), chickweed and the first, very young shoots of bracken in some parts of the country.
         
        happy foraging
        Tomas

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        Tomas Remiarz - GreenLand Services

        Sustainable Solutions for Urban and Rural Communities
        Permaculture Design, Teaching and Practice
        Ecological Restoration Projects





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