The Really WILD Food Guide

EDIBLE WILD PLANTS - GROWING YOUR OWN

The guide contains references on more than 150 edible wild plants. However, finding
these in the wild is not always possible so you might like to try growing your own
specimens. If you run a chemical-free, eco-friendly, garden this also means that you
can guarantee your crop to be uncontaminated by pesticides and herbicides, something
which is not always possible to assume when harvesting plants in the wild.

It is possible to get seeds for the following 60 wild plant species covered in the guide
by mail-order from Nicky's Nurseries.

Alexanders
Bellflower, Clustered
Bellflower, Nettle-leaved
Bistort
Borage
Burdock Greater
Burnet, Salad
Caraway
Catmint
Celery, Wild
Charlock
Chickweed
Chicory
Cicely, Sweet
Claytonia/Spring Beauty
Clover, Red
Corn Salad
Cowslip
Daisy, Common
Daisy, Oxeye
Dandelion
Dog-Violet, Common
Elecampane
Evening Primrose
Fennel
Goats-Beard/Wild Salsify
Good King Henry
Herb Bennet
Hop, Common
Lady's-Smock/Cuckooflower
Smyrnium olusatrum
Campanula glomerata
Campanula trachelium
Polygonum bistorta
Borago officinalis
Arctium lappa
Poterium sanguisorba
Carum carui
Nepeta cataria
Apium graveolens
Sinapsis arvensis
Stellaria media
Cichorum intybus
Myrrhis odorata
Claytonia perfoliata
Trifolium pratense
Valerianella locusta
Primula veris
Bellis perennis
Leucanthemum vulgare
Taraxacum officinale
Viola riviniana
Inula helenium
Oenothera biennis
Foeniculum vulgare
Tragopogon pratensis
Chenopodium bonus-henricus
Geum urbanum
Humulus lupulus
Cardamine pratensis
Lovage
Mallow, Common
Marsh-Mallow
Mint, Peppermint
Mint, Spearmint
Mint, Water
Mugwort
Nettle, Common
Nipplewort
Orache
Parsley Piert
Poppy, Field
Primrose
Purslane
Ramsons
Rocket, Wild
Self Heal
Sorrel, Wild
Sorrel, Sheep's
Sweet Flag
Sweet Violet
Thistle, Milk
Thistle, Scotch/Cotton
Thistle, Marsh
Thistle, Woolly
Valerian, Red
Vipers-Bugloss
Water Avens
Watercress
Yarrow
Levisiticum officinalis
Malva sylvestris
Althaea officinalis
Mentha piperita
Mentha spicata
Mentha aquatica
Artemesia vulgaris
Urtica dioica
Lapsana communis
Atriplex hortensis
Aphanes arvensis
Papaver rhoeas
Primula vulgaris
Portulaca oleracea
Allium ursinum
Eruca vesicaria
Prunella vulgaris
Rumex acetosa
Rumex acetosella
Acorus calamus
Viola odorata
Silybum marianum
Onopordum acanthium
Cirsium palustre
Cirsium eriophorum
Centranthus ruber
Echium vulgare
Geum rivale
Nasturtium officinale
Achillea millefolium

Before considering ANY of these plants as a food it is absolutely ESSENTIAL to read about
their properties, parts used and possible contra-indications. And you consume at your own risk.

If you have an itch to grow your own wild 'uns point your
browser to www.nickys-nursery.co.uk/seeds/pages/wild.htm

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