Practical Plants & Their Uses

Details
Date:

April 8

Time:

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-plants-their-uses-tickets-41875349297
Organizer

Steve England

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/steve-england-13639476648
Venue

Oldbury Court Estate

Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, BS16 2JH

Fishponds, England, GB, BS16 2JH

On this journey of discovery of Oldbury Court Estate, we will explore multiple habitats and the plants that grow in them, and learn the fascinating facts and practical uses of plants and trees around the Estate.


We will look at the range of trees and plants that live on the Estate, that can be used for food, woodcraft, medicines and fire. Learn about which plants can be used as a wound dressing and antiseptic, trees are best suited to make walking thumbsticks, and practical uses of hard and soft woods. We will also identify edible and poisonous lookalikes, and sample some of the edibles along the way. 


Walk distance – around 2 miles (circular), on uneven ground. 




What to Bring?


Notepad, pen and camera, snacks and refreshments for on the day. Dress accordingly to the weather and wear sturdy footwear. 

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