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Hairy bittercress – Free salad

I did a spot of roof gardening this morning and was very pleased to find this herb growing in a neglected plant pot. It’s thought of as weed by most and yet it’s providing at least two services here; covering lots of surface soil thus acting as a green mulch and also it’s soon to …

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Chickweed in sandwiches!

Chickweed makes a delicious and nutritious sandwich filing, it’s also plentiful, easily forage-able and available almost year round. It’s a popular medicinal herb, used as a tonic and for a multitude of ailments including skin complaints. It tastes fresh and peppery and it’s so successful that you are very likely to notice it as a”weed” …

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