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Honesty

The Latin name Lunaria means moon like and refers to the shape and appearance of the seedpods.

Few-Flowered Garlic

An invasive wild onion from Asia, this plant produces small garlic like bulbils at the base of the short, thin, flower stem....

Hedge Bedstraw

Hedge Bedstraw is similar in looks and taste to Cleavers but lacks the hooked hairs and general roughness so is good to eat raw or it can be used to...

Redcurrant

This member of the Gooseberry family does grow wild in the UK but they don’t produce as many and as large fruits as the garden and allotment hybrids which have...

Laburnum

Not as poisonous as was once thought but can still cause vomiting, lethargy, frothing at the mouth and convulsions. There are many species of Laburnum and some hybrids, all of...

Trailing Bellflower

A common plant with showy edible flowers and edible leaves. Unfortunately it often grows in locations where dog wee can be an issue....

Sweet Cicely

About the only fern leaved member of the Apiaceae family that we consider safe as the aniseed smell is so strong it can’t be mistaken for one of the poisonous...

Pink-Sorrel

Pink flowered Sorrels are relatives of our native Wood-sorrel that pack the same refreshing sour taste. They’re native from South America but naturalised after being widely introduced as garden plants....

Forsythia

Forsythia is a genus of shrubs from East Asia widely used in gardening. Several species, hybrids and garden varieties exist, but all have similar flowers. We use the flowers in...

Crow Garlic

Crow Garlic is another native plant of the onion family. It looks very similar to Chives and it is used in similar manner....