10 Foraging Tips for Wild Plants


Identification

Learning how to forage for wild plants is a deeply satisfying experience, but it can also be very dangerous if you’re hasty or unsure of what you’re doing. Always use multiple sources and know the plant deeply before you do any tasting or touching. Learn with an experienced guide, but if you insist on going it alone be sure to read these 10 tips for safety and success.

May 28, 2012

Indian Strawberry


edible, Identification, Photography, spring wildflowers, yellow wildflowers

Overall, the indian strawberry (AKA false strawberry and mock strawberry) is smaller than the tasty wild strawberry, though the leaves look the same in shape.  Wild strawberries have white blooms whereas indian strawberries have yellow blooms.  Both are edible, but the indian strawberry is not as tasty.  This little plant is just about ready to […]

May 19, 2012