Blackberry picking

Today we went blackberry picking.

After snack we decided to go for a walk down to the duck pond.

On our way back we stopped to pick some blackberries.

We had to be very careful as they were prickly and there were lots of stinging nettles.

When we arrived back at nursery we made some blackberry and apple crumble, yummy. If you want to try and make it at home click here for a recipe. Don't forget to get permission from the land owner if you are intending to pick blackberries on private land. If you pick them from the side of the road ensure you wash them well before eating.

The hedgerows where blackberries grow are extremely important for all sorts of reasons, to learn more click here