May 22, 2020
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has a bad reputation for leaving terrible stings on unsuspecting hikers who brush up against it. Despite its sting, nettle is an edible, medicinal, and all-around useful plant!
April 30, 2020
Here in southeastern Ontario, plants are beginning to emerge after a long and cold winter. It's wonderful to see the landscape transform with spring growth. In this post, I discuss some common spring plants and their uses.
June 3, 2019
Red clover is often dismissed as a “weed” but this small plant has been used traditionally for years for its edible and medicinal qualities. It is a great plant to introduce to beginner foragers as it grows abundantly throughout the world and many people can readily identify it.