In season: reeds and thatch

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Reed is common name for the grass-like plants of wetlands. Thatching is traditionally associated with water reeds. These marginal plants grown on the edge of water such as ponds and lakes (lochs). Harvesting the reeds takes place every winter between December and April when the seasons growth has finished.

Image credit: Annaick Guitteny
Image credit: Annaick Guitteny
Image credit: Annaick Guitteny

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