Gardenia are Edible!
Turns out Gardenias are edible (except for dogs) and while researching this I discovered this website Botany Culture - EVERYDAY HERBAL WELLNESS | RECIPES & REMEDIES and it had a recipe for Gardenia Flower Infused Honey. www.botanyculture.com
Spotted dead nettle
I have 4 varieties of the spotted dead nettle. This article explains more about them. I do have the yellow, which is a more aggressive spreader but if its planted in a sunny dry place it stays under control in my area (zone 5 B in USA) And yes, it is edible and has herbal uses. Link below: It is a good ground cover, shade…
flowers in a garden
12 Best Flowers To Grow In The Vegetable Garden (ruralsprout.com)
Dahlias - How to grow them and their edible and medicinal uses
Does any one here grow dahlias? I have always loved them but never grew them. I like the idea you dig them up and they will multiply year to year but I am not sure how to store them. My one friend will not grow them saying they are hard to grow. So for fun I had top look up a few facts on dahlias. They are in the sunflower…
Dried seed pods and cutting gardens
I have a small cutting garden that I use mainly for family and myself but I may enlarge it. I have had more calls for bouquets but its like everything else. Do I have time and what all will it benefit? Bouquets bring in people and sales at a farmers market. Everyone wants to look at the pretty colors and ask questions. And…
My Basil Bloomed Today!
I got lazy about harvesting the basil and was delighted to find this bloom today. What a lovely flower! I suspect they are edible, too.
Does anyone eat Celosia/Cockscomb?
I just came across the fact that Celosia argentea, Cockscomb, is not only edible, but is an important food in Africa. I just thought it was a cool flower. But apparently it is good to eat, very nutritious, and has some medicinal properties as well--looks like it will be in my garden next year!