Shiloh Saturday: Shiloh, Expert Forager

This Shiloh Saturday my foraging dog found the biggest mullein patch I’ve ever seen! On a sunny walk, he discovered this behemoth plant that was much, much bigger than him!

I normally find small patches of mullein when foraging with a few salvageable leaves, but this week Shiloh was quite the expert forager and ran and sniffed his way up to this special plant!

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Mullein is actually from the snapdragon family, and is one of my favorite springtime plants to forage. We live next to a river with some train tracks, which is the perfect environment for this unique “weed” to grow.

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Shiloh is the best foraging companion; I swear he knows the edible plants for himself! He must have been attracted to the soft fur, he is an expert on that!

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Photos: Elizabeth Adan

PrintBy Elizabeth Adan

Elizabeth Adan is a Freelance Writer, Publicist and Brand Ambassador. Her blog Aquaberry Bliss is a unique food and travel blog dedicated to expanding your world and inspiring your creativity. When Elizabeth isn’t traveling, you’ll find her writing, hiking or gardening. Find Elizabeth on Twitter @stillaporcupine and on LinkedIn.

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