Do you know what's growing in your neighborhood?

We live in the Garden of Eden

Yes, we do!  The United Kingdom is one of the most beautiful & bountiful lands in the world... trust me, I know!  Many people don't see the beauty that surrounds them, but England is one huge garden, and it grows every plant you need to be well, and eat well!

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“Let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates (400 BC)

This garden we live in contains a vast amount of medicinal plants that grow all around us.  Not just out in the far off countryside but in the cities and towns, the cracks of the pavement, and in your very own garden!  Let’s talk about the food and healthy herbs that are right under our feet!

We host open Foraging Walks all over the West Midlands! Please visit our Events page to find one near you.  To Reserve your spot for any event please email us at:

info@withourownhands.co.uk

Learning about all the healthy treats growing all around you is Fun AND Good for You

Let me take your group out for a walk, and along the way, I’ll show you what’s growing all around you.  We will focus on basic foraging skills, learning to identify easy to recognize plants and talk about what they are good for, and what’s the best way to pick them. One of my main focuses is showing people the medicine that grows all around them!! I will also show you what NOT to pick as well.  I love taking people walking through a local park, or out in the countryside- the choice is yours!

…and foraging is not just for adults!  I love working with kids and specifically with home education groups.  The kids will learn all sorts of new and wonderful plants and what to do with them, AND will learn about what plants we do NOT touch, and why.

Want to learn something new?

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I promise I don’t bite!  And my prices are very reasonable.

£15 per person, or £25 per family

Special rates for large groups

If you are receiving benefits please contact me to arrange a special price.  I firmly believe that no one should be left behind just because they can’t afford to learn! 

We love working with Home Educating families and groups and can set up special rates.

We can plan our outing according to the needs of your group- nice & easy going for children and those with mobility issues…. or we can climb and scramble around hillsides and ravines.  The choice is up to you!

Teaching & Foraging are two of my passions. I love to meet new people and to share the knowledge I have gathered over several decades of wandering among the flowers & trees.

Dani McKenny Chief Plant Picker

Company is made up of a group of highly skilled gardening landscaping professionals and who pays a lot of attention the small details. In the years of experience our staff keep your looking and functioning beautifully.

Alin Stive Developer

Gather your clan and let's go for a walk!

We try to keep groups to around 20-30 people, but arrangements can be made for larger groups too. 

Do you know of a great location near you? Do you have everything you need for our foraging hike?

Sturdy walking shoes/boots

Jeans or long trousers

Long sleeve shirt or hoodie/jacket

Gardening gloves

A tool for cutting and maybe a small tool for digging

Bags or Baskets for carrying home your treasures

Then let's Go!!