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Honesty

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

Three-Cornered Leek

An invasive species brought over to the UK from the Mediterranean, it is an offence under Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act in England and Wales to plant...

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....

Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir is an evergreen tree in the Pine family, native of North America but widely planted in the UK. Although closely related it is not a true Fir. Considered...

White Bryony

A poisonous plant that is a purgative and will give you terrible diarrhoea. The root used to be sold to unfortunate victims as mandrake root with unpleasant results. It has...

Pheasant Berry

The Pheasant Berry was brought over by the Victorians from the Himalayas or South West China and has toffee tasting berries when ripe but are dreadful and very bitter before...

Water Mint

A sweet tasting and large common mint found near or in water or sometimes damp woodland. Water mint hybridises easily with other mints and a cross of water mint and...

Pink Purslane

A succulent and tasty plant with an almost beetroot like earthy flavour that can be found throughout the year, it flowers from April to July....

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....