Discover the medicinal powers of wildflowers and plants

Take a wild wander with modern herbalist Maria Fernandez Garcia in a woodland on the edge Bristol to learn how common 'weeds' have healing properties – and taste good too. Enjoy episode 8, season 5 of the BBC Countryfile Magazine podcast

Foraging in a woodland in the Crew's Hole area of Bristol

Finding edible and healing plants with a modern herbalist in Bristol in episode 8, season 5 of the BBC Countryfile Magazine podcast

Explore a forgotten forest on the edge of Bristol in the company of herbalist Maria Fernandez Garcia. Learn about the exciting flavours and healing powers of common plants such as dandelion and nettle and discover how to turn wayside weeds into useful cures.

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Find out more about Maria’s work as a herbalist at Healing Weeds

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You can also find this episode on Spotify and the Apple Podcast app