Ramsons – Wild Garlic

The first wild garlic we have found this year.

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Growing in woodland and shady damp places we use ramsons for putting raw into sandwiches, eating on its own or for adding flavour to pot.

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Garlic is good for immunity, and helps lower your blood pressure. When eaten by itself it can be fairly strong, so have a bottle of water handy.

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If you have any trouble identifying it just pick some and give it a smell…

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Spending the night in the garlic can make you keep the smell for days.

small-garlic-flowers-pre-salisbury4The flowers taste good too.

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