Here at Seasonal Wisdom, we are big fans of edible flowers. In fact, here are eight of our favorite edible flowers to grow in the garden. To help you get started, Seasonal Wisdom shares some more fun ways to use edible flowers in your drinks and meals, including these squash flowers photographed by Weaselmcfee/Flickr.
Once you start experimenting with these ingredients, you’ll never look at these edible flowers the same way again.
ABOUT TERESA: Teresa O’Connor is a national writer and speaker about gardening, food and folklore. A trained master gardener in California and Idaho, Teresa co-authored Grocery Gardening: Planting, Preparing & Preserving Fresh Foods with three women she met on Twitter. Her food and gardening articles has been published in Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Coastal Home and Gardening How-To, and she writes monthly for the National Home Gardening Club’s website.Known to many as Seasonal Wisdom, Teresa combines history with contemporary trends to deliver creative ideas for today’s lifestyle – via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and her blog www.SeasonalWisdom.com, which TV personality and tastemaker P. Allen Smith called one of Ten Great Garden blogs. You’ll find everything from garden fresh-recipes and charming old traditions to the latest gardening tips, along with fun giveaways and interesting guest posts. Come on by and join the fun.
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