Forage the Wilds

Learn about naturally occurring wild edibles in your area, how to identify and use them. Who knows?! They may be growing in your back yard!
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Foraging for Rose Hips~ Use dried or fresh berries to make a wonderful rose hip tea! www.growforagecookferment.com

Foraging for Rose Hips

You can find wild rose hips and use dried or fresh berries to make a wonderful rose hip tea! Rose hips are rich in vitamin C, other antioxidants and compounds that support the skin, joints and vascular system.

These cover my lawn - usually I leave 'em for the squirrels...  How to Harvest Black Walnuts in 9 Steps

Harvest Black Walnuts

How to Harvest Black Walnuts in 9 Steps There r many health benefits to these hard to harvest nuts. Also interesting info on why tomatoes don't do well near hickory or black walnut trees.

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used. After harvesting, you want to dry herbs quickly to preserve their essential oils for the greatest intensity.

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs for Storage

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used.

Surprisingly, the hickory bark may used to make syrup similar to maple syrup. Hickory bark is first made into tea; sugar is added to turn it into syrup.

How to Make Hickory Bark Syrup

Surprisingly, the hickory bark may used to make syrup similar to maple syrup. Hickory bark is first made into tea; sugar is added to turn it into syrup. Worth a test taste!

Foraging & Using Goldenrod

Foraging & Using Goldenrod Goldenrod blooms right around the time ragweed pollen starts causing trouble, so is often unjustly blamed for causing allergies. The fact though is that goldenrod pollen is heavy and spread by insects, instead of the wind like

Goldenrod herb uses and recipes- learn how to use this gorgeous and useful herb!

Goldenrod Uses

Goldenrod is more than just a weed- it's a powerful herb that can be used in so many situations- from sore throats to wound care.

black walnut syrup. http://homestead-honey.com/2014/03/10/beyond-maple-syrup-tapping-black-walnut-trees/

How to Tap Black Walnut Trees for Syrup

Tapping black walnut trees to make syrup - yes! Sweet and nutty, black walnut syrup is a fresh alternative to maple syrup.

Learn these 5 rules for safely foraging wild edibles. Over 25 wild edibles and how to harvest and prepare them. Plus, free Seasonal Guide on when to harvest each plant. Perfect for becoming more self-reliant and talk about cutting down on the grocery budget!

Learn these 5 rules for safely foraging wild edibles. Over 25 wild edibles and how to harvest and prepare them. Plus, free Seasonal Guide on when to harvest each plant. Perfect for becoming more self-reliant and talk about cutting down on the grocery budg

Top 10 Things to Forage in Autumn  And Here We Are...

Top 10 Things to Forage in Autumn

Gardening Autumn - Top 10 Things to Forage in Autumn And Here We Are. - With the arrival of rains and falling temperatures autumn is a perfect opportunity to make new plantations

Distinguishing Elderberry from Silky and Redosier Dogwood

Distinguishing Elderberry from Silky and Redosier Dogwood - They're Not Our Goats

Milk thistle offers gentle yet profound liver-protective benefits.  Yummy chai is an excellent way to restore and replenish!

Milk Thistle Liver Loving Chai

Milk thistle offers gentle yet profound liver-protective benefits. Yummy chai is an excellent way to restore and replenish!

Ethical foraging ensures that there will be edible and medicinal wild plants…

Homemade Vapor Rub

Ethical foraging ensures that there will be edible and medicinal wild plants…

Wild hazelnuts make a great trail snack when out hiking! Learn how to identify and the best time to look in this guide on foraging for hazelnuts.

Foraging for Hazelnuts

Cultivate connections and living sustainably through growing food, ecological landscape design, urban homesteading and using the harvest.

Autumn olive bushes produce thousands of tart and delicious fruits. Here are some tips for foraging for Autumn olives, and ways to enjoy eating them! | Homestead Honey

Foraging for Autumn Olives

Foraging for Autumn Olives - Autumn olive bushes produce thousands of tart and delicious fruits. Here are some tips for foraging for Autumn olives, and ways to enjoy eating them!

Foraging Reishi Mushrooms

Foraging Reishi Mushrooms

Foraging for Hickory Nuts - ID tips, great photos, how to harvest and shell them.

Hickory Nuts: Foraging for Pignut and Shagbark Hickory Nuts -

Foraging for Hickory Nuts - ID tips, great photos, how to harvest and shell them.

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