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Summer Meadow

Fleetneedles Forage: Summertime and the livin’ is…sneezy

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Summertime and the livin’ is…sneezy

Summertime is upon us and this year we have already seen some fabulous temperatures. Unfortunately the accompanying humidity has resulted in extremely high pollen counts, enough to trigger hayfever symptoms in those who are usually immune.

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Elderflower Cordial

Fleetneedles Forage: Early Summer Delights  

June 21, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Early Summer Delights  

Often sidelined as quackery, herbal medicine pre-dates its modern Western counterpart by thousands of years, and to raise awareness and highlight the importance of herbalism, this week is Herbal Medicine Week.

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Lavender

Fleetneedles Forage: Sweet Dreams

May 6, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Sweet Dreams

Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your physical and mental well-being.

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Bitter Cress Salad

Fleetneedles Forage: Spring is in the air

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Spring is in the air

Spring is definitely in the air and wild plants are beginning to surface, many of which are edible and at their best when young and sweet.

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Horsetail Salve

Fleetneedles Forage: Living with Fibromyalgia

February 27, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Living with Fibromyalgia

When I began writing about foraging and herbalism almost a year ago, it was impossible to explain my journey without talking about my battle with fibromyalgia.

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Wild Garlic

Fleetneedles Forage: Diet & Detox

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Diet & Detox

Christmas is well and truly over and with January under way some of us are looking at the bathroom scales and wondering what on earth went wrong.

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Plate of hangover herbs

Hungover? The antidote is in your kitchen cupboard

December 19, 2014 Comments Off on Hungover? The antidote is in your kitchen cupboard

Christmas is once more upon us and, as we all know, tis the season to be jolly. For many, it is a fun but exhausting round of social engagements and obligations.

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Herb Robert Flower

A natural antidote to stress from Fleetneedles Forage

October 23, 2014 Comments Off on A natural antidote to stress from Fleetneedles Forage

For millions working in 21st century Britain the office is the new coal face.

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elderberries

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

September 12, 2014 Comments Off on Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

Autumn is my favourite time of year.

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View across lake at Chorlton Water Park

A-Foraging We Will Go

August 6, 2013 Comments Off on A-Foraging We Will Go

Forget BBQs, the true art of eating outdoors is sticking your hand in a nettle bush and eating what you pull out.

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