You probably know the Hallerbos in Spring, when it turns into a fairy wood with its carpets of bluebells everywhere.
I took a group of around 20 people to explore the wild edibles in the Hallerbos today, and the walk was very enjoyable. I even discovered a couple of new plants myself, alas not edible but with medicinal properties. Continue reading “A summer walk in the Hallerbos”
In every place where you find nature you can learn something about plants, even in the city. But with an estimated 400,000 plants on Earth, it’s hard to know all of them or to be able to distinguish similar plant species. Even with a botanical encyclopedia, you’d be hard pressed to identify exactly which plant it is you have just stumbled upon if you don’t know it. Continue reading “10 great free plant identification apps and sites”