Growing Edible Flowers
Growing Edible Flowers that are Beautiful, As Well As Delicious
Edible are more than a novelty, when you can grow your own. Petals of citrus, pepper, sweet and savory are yours for the picking.
Edible Flower Chart
A comprehensive list of flowers that are edible, along with photos and some common usages and problems. compiled by About.com's Home Cooking Guide.
Growing Flowers in the Vegetable Garden
Edible flowers can be grown anywhere, but tucking some into the vegetable lets them do double duty. They will help attract bees and other pollinators while they grow in sheltered, organic conditions.
Rose Hips - Beautiful, Edible Seed Pods.
Rose hips are the seed pods of roses. We don’t often see them anymore, because we tend to prune the faded rose blossoms to encourage more flowers. Rose hips are actually very ornamental and birds enjoy them too. They are also edible and a good source of vitamin C. Here’s how to harvest and use your rose hips.
Zucchini Blossoms - Choosing and Using
Zucchini blossoms are one of the original edible flowers. Here's all you need to know about choosing, storing and preparing delicate zucchini blossoms
Non-Edible Flowers to Avoid
Not all flowers are edible. In fact, most are not and some are downright deadly. Here's a list of poisonous plants and flowers to avoid. While not comprehensive, it's a very good place to start.
Edible Flower Recipes
Feeling adventurous? Here's a collection of recipes that feature beautiful edible flowers as a star attraction. From Curried daylilies to strawberry mouse tulip blossoms, they are easy and sure to impress.
Edible Flowers - Tips for Storing
Edible flowers are extremely perishable and are best used fresh. But if you need to pick yours early or want to save them for a later date, here are some tips for keeping them at their best.