Small children are naturally good at identifying plants. Being closer to the ground, they spend a lot more time looking at their feet. The game of “jumping over pavement cracks” often introduces them to their first herbal friends (mostly ribwort and dandelions.) They...
That Old Chestnut… Most people are familiar with the chestnut tree, having learned to identify it as children from the spiky cases and glossy conkers which fall in the Autumn. Horse chestnut is an invaluable medicine in any modern herbal dispensary, but the...
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