The kids from St Therese are becoming great gardeners, so as a break from the norm we decided to do a wee 'wild foods' session, a bit of foraging on the school grounds under the context of Wild Foods...we found a bit of common things, sorrel, dandelion, hawthorn leaf, beech leaf etc but we also found some lovely wild leek, which the kids devoured!!
Had a call yesterday in Mark Patterson Show...'What do you call the white bluebells?', many folks will be scratchimg their heads wondering if you get white blue bells.... So I went out and took a picture of what the caller meant. Its not white bluebells, its in fact Allium triquetrum , a type of wild garlic. I took this picture out in Prehen woods where this has naturalised a bit.
A softer scent than wild garlic and more of a Leek taste from the flowers...
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