11 Reasons You Should Go Out Foraging For Pine Needles
Of the many types of conifers native to North America, pines are recognized by their thin, long needles that usually come in bundles of 2-5. But some, like the foxtail pine and bristlecone pine, have very short needles. The fallen needles that cover the ground beneath the trees are mainly used as mulch in gardens, especially where acidity is desired. Pine nuts and the inner… [read more]
Coming out of some hard winters in the northern hemisphere, March is the month to begin thinking about foraging again. Stinging nettle at its best early in the year can be found across the planet - & so many wonderful recipes.. pesto, pasta, soup. See a foraging-harvest guide by month (click) - & classes can be found everywhere to help you recognize plants & learn what to do w/ them. A schedule of UK classes: http://www.foragingcourses.com/march
11 Tips to Make Planning Your Travels a Million Times Easier
The scariest part of anybody’s travel is the planning stage. It can also be the most exciting, but oftentimes just thinking about everything that needs to be done before a trip is the most daunting and overwhelming part. These travel tips make travel planning so easy!