Beastly beauties – on the hunt for feral gooseberries

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Beastly beauties – on the hunt for feral gooseberries

Egglestone, Teesdale Some of the fruit is breathtakingly sour but, occasionally, one has sweetness and flavour that is delightful

Throughout the North Pennine dales there are traces of long-forgotten cottage gardens. They are easy to spot: just look for seemingly indestructible rhubarb plants or the old pot herb Good King Henry (Chenopodium bonus-henricus), growing among heaps of stones that once formed walls and houses.

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Source: Guardian

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