365 Frankendael day 207

Today a damp walk around and lots of edibles still easily harvested in Amsterdam.

The first is a treepit loaded with Nasturtium and Calendula.

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Next, a healthy looking patch of Stinging Nettle, beside the park.

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A bonsai style Hogweed (most likely the non-edible type). It looks as though this one was determined to proliferate, despite repeated mowings in Park Frankendael.

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Here’s a little Chickweed, growing under the playground railings.

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Malva, nestled beside a landscaping rock, alongside Restaurant de Kas.

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Ground ivy, beside another such rock.

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And lastly, one of the most plentiful wild food trees in town, Copper Beech, definitely not looking tasty at the moment – well past it’s best. I’ll have to wait until spring to harvest the delicate new leaf buds, again. But there are plenty other tasty things available, all through the winter.

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1 thought on “365 Frankendael day 207

  1. No WONDER our chook has been eating the leaves from Steves newly planted out dwarf beech! I didn’t realise that the leaves were edible. I knew that some species had edible nuts (cobs) but not the leaves…methinks its time to make it chook proof!

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