Edible Flowers

  • Design

    Red Roselle Is a Unique Hibiscus for the Edible or Ornamental Garden

    Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa, Zones 9–11) continues to get attention from those wishing to introduce a unique edible to their garden. Gardeners everywhere are adding this wonderfully versatile plant to their…

  • Article

    Backyard Foraging for Edible Ornamentals

    Gardens are all about engaging the senses: colors and shapes to catch the eye, rustling leaves and birdsong to please the ear, all kinds of plant textures to touch, and…

  • How-To

    Unique Options for Edible Flowers

    There are so many ways to incorporate what you grow in the garden into your daily life. Herbs and blossoms may be prettiest as cuttings, but they also work as…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    50 Flowers That Are Safe to Eat

    Upon request after a recent webinar on flowers in the kitchen, I am posting a list of some flowers that are safe to eat. You are responsible for proper identification.

  • Article

    Incredible Edibles: Flowers in the Kitchen

    I recently did a webinar for the Herb Society of America by the same title. Right now we are in the height of the summer season and our gardens are…

  • Article

    You Can Eat That!

    For years we’ve seen flowers used as garnishes. Peppery nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum spp. and cvs., annual) add a nice bite to salads, and violets (Viola spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness…

  • Article

    Edible Flowers for Mothers’ Day

    Tomorrow we celebrate our mothers. Besides expressing our gratitude and giving them flowers, why not feed them some of the delightful, colorful and tasty blossoms that are in bloom in…

  • Article

    Pretty Enough to Eat

    Once upon a time, not so very long ago, I lived in a studio apartment. It was slightly larger than a shoe box, but it did have one redeeming trait:…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The 16 Most Popular Edible Flowers

    While you're harvesting your fruits and veggies this summer for the dinner table...why not keep an eye out for edible flowers, too?

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Chives Are a Must-Have in the Kitchen Garden

    I'm always looking for more ways to seduce the good guys to my garden.