Edible Flowers

 


Article by: Doug Green

If you have been following the prices of edible flowers , Cone or Echinacea - the Best Thing in Your Bed in your local , Abatement and Consistency Philosophy supermarket this past winter, , Orchids Versus the Traditional Rose you'll be pleasantly surprised to discover that growing , How To Design And Build A Fish Pond your own is very simple and much less expensive. There are several varieties that should be in every adventurous cook's garden:

The nasturtium is the flower , Snakes - They're Not as Slithery as Some People I Know! you'll most often see in restaurants or fancy-food refrigerators. Easily grown, this orange, yellow, or scarlet bloom brightens up a green , Tulip Divisions - Garden Tulips and Their Identities salad, both with its colour , A Modern Day Glove Affair and tangy taste. Nasturtium are slightly fragrant with a sweet fragrance and indeed the initial taste is one of sweetness as the nectar touches your tongue. Immediately after this, there is a peppery taste that will wake your taste buds. , 5 Tips On Caring For A Bonsai Tree I'm told you can make an excellent vinegar by adding flowers , Abatement and Consistency Philosophy to a good white , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 10) Nutrients vinegar. Let it sit in the dark for several weeks (light will fade the colour) and then strain the flowers , Lawnmowers and How to Save Work Installing Synthetic Turf on Tennis Courts and pour the vinegar into a clean glass , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 1) Starting Out bottle. Use this easily-made vinegar to make salad , Planning Permission Tips UK - Landscaping Schemes - Do They Add Value-Is It The Chicken Or The Egg? dressings. Do the same thing with vodka and I'm told its peppery taste makes an excellent martini.

Pansies are another common edible flower. , Six Good Reasons For Going Organic The entire flower, , Fountains: A Garden's Best Friend including the sepals (the little bud , Make A Good First Impression: Landscape Your Driveway part behind the flower) is edible. Fragrance in pansies is elusive with the blues , Give Your Plants the Finger and yellows having the most chance of having a recognizable scent. It is a mild fragrance and adds to the mild wintergreen flavour of the blossom. A simple recipe that even I have used is to spread cream cheese on a cracker and put a whole pansy blossom on top of the cheese. If you have a special event coming up, a party or wedding celebration, you can even grow , Using the Right Hedge Trimmers in Lawn Care pansies in the appropriate colours , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum to complement the party colouring.
Doug Green , Easy Fall Propagation Techniques is an award winning garden , Control Weeds Effectively In Your author who answers gardening , How To Design And Build A Fish Pond questions in his free newsletter at http://www.simplegiftsfarm.com.

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