Delightful Dandelions: Part 4 – The Roots

In the spring time, we enjoyed the greens.  All summer we made use of the flowers.  Now that it is autumn and are putting the garden to rest, it is time to harvest the roots. Native to Europe, Asia, and North America, dandelions and their roots have been used medicinally for hundreds of years for stomach […]

Delightful Dandelions: Part 3–The Flowers

  Flowers–even allergy sufferers can appreciate a beautiful bloom!  Not only do flowers add color and life to our yard and homes, but many varieties of flowers are edible.  Delightful Dandelions  are no exception.  In Delightful Dandelions: Part 3,  you will learn the ins and outs of  harvesting/foraging the dandelion flower for recipes .   Harvesting […]

Delightful Dandelions: Part 2 –The Greens

  Every Springtime, I look forward to the Delightful Dandelions to make their appearance.   For several years now, I have been foraging in my front and back yard for greens to add to salads, stir fry, and smoothies.  Recently I was telling an acquaintance of mine how I look forward to this foraging every year.  Her response? […]