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Re: Folk Wisdom Thread.

Postby Serpent on September 26th, 2018, 7:13 pm 

Good on you, mate!
We just live in the country (highway frontage, actually; not a bit remote) and I've spent some time collecting both decorative and edible herbs and flowers. Can't walk so much anymore, and I miss it.
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Re: Folk Wisdom Thread.

Postby Event Horizon on September 28th, 2018, 8:03 pm 

There are medicinal plants and fungi, edible plants, roots and tubers all over. Our ancestors would have known them all. I know many and refer to an herbalist called Culpepper who wrote extensively on herblore in the middle ages. I think this knowledge still exists, we just don't really need to know it short of a calamity.
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