Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Make tasty infusions and decoctions of wild foraged plants, fungi, and roots for a winter time herbal tea party.
Birds, especially hummingbirds, bees and butterflies all love this plant, but its roots, flowers and leaves are used as remedies for humans. To introduce you to this plant, here is a simple tisane made from its large, velvety leaves.
How and where to find the lovely creeping wintergreen, and some ideas on how to use it.