jack-by-the-hedge


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jack-by-the-hedge

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(Plants) another name for garlic mustard
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Noun1.jack-by-the-hedge - European herb that smells like garlicjack-by-the-hedge - European herb that smells like garlic
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Alliaria, genus Alliaria - a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae; have broad leaves and white flowers and long siliques
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My mother taught me nursery rhymes, read me bed-time stories and the poems of AA Milne and Walter de la Mare, showed me wild flowers and told me their beautiful names - Meadowsweet, Ragged Robin, Jack-by-the-Hedge.
350g risotto rice 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock 2 tbsp butter Top of Form Bottom of Form 1 medium onion, very finely chopped 100ml dry white wine A couple of large handfuls of wild garlic leaves, washed well A few Jack-By-The-Hedge leaves, washed well 30g fresh Reggiano parmesan cheese, grated S&P Heat a wide, shallow saucepan or risotto pan.
It lays its eggs on crucifers, such as honesty, lady's smock and jack-by-the-hedge.