Welcome to Learn with the Seasons:

Your guide to Foraging for and Using Edible & Therapeutic Herbs.

This lesson is about Hawthorn Flowers & Leaves (Crategus oxycanthum/monogyna).

This lesson contains:

  • An identification video to help you to recognise the hawthorn tree,  hawthorn flowers & hawthorn leaves.
  •  An herbal data sheet containing details of how to use hawthorn flower & leaves as a wild edible food and/or therapeutic herb.
  • Photographs of the hawthorn tree, flowers & leaves.
  •  A video showing how to make a tea/infusion of hawthorn flowers
  • A video showing how to make hawthorn flower ice-cubes.
  • A step-by-step photo lesson showing how to make hawthorn flower syrup.
  • The recipe for hawthorn flower syrup.
  • Spring foraged salad, including hawthorn leaves.

 You can read the recipes and plant information on-screen or print off the pdfs documents.