Tree Profile: Lime (Tilia cordata)

  A tree found throughout much of Europe, it used to dominate ancient woodlands in the UK alongside Oaks. Now its range has shrunk slightly, but it still can be found in woodlands across the British Isles and it is an important tree to know about. The leaves are light green when young, and when... Continue Reading →

Summer Foraging

  Summer is the best time to get out foraging, as there is plenty of variety to choose from. I took a stroll in the woods and gathered a variety of common plants perfect for consumption, this will recount those plants to you, how to identify them and any uses they may have. Elder: Sambucus... Continue Reading →

Woodsmans Bread Part 1: The Dough

  Bread making for the outdoorsman. A common phrase among bushcrafters is the term, “smoothing it”, which aptly sums up why we go into the woods, we don’t go into the woods to have sleepless nights and eat poorly, we go to enjoy nature and to eat and sleep well. As such having a varied... Continue Reading →

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