Native plants are plants that have existed for many years and that occur naturally in our local landscape. Native plants can be trees, flowers, grasses, shrubs, and small bedding plants. The positive advantages to native plants are that they are already acclimated to our climate and require minimal maintenance. They do not usually require fertilizerContinue reading »
Photo: Marie-Dominique Verdier Photography So this is a little late, Mardi Gras has already passed. The beads are hanging from the trees on St. Charles like ghosts of a party past and it is almost as if it never even happened at this point. But better late than never, we wanted to share a funContinue reading »
Use Edible Flowers This Spring!
Using flowers is an amazing, natural way to decorate and use up the last of those winter annuals! Here we give you some of our favorite ideas on how to use edible flowers. Read below to see a list of some great edible flowers.
Here is a list of some great edible flowers to use in salads, to decorate cakes, garnish cocktails, or use on your table:
For cooking and baking, we like to use calendula and lavender as they have flavors to add to your cooking. For salads, we love nasturtiums, pansies and borage as they have a grassier, mintier flavor that lends well to salads.
Use them for decorating! We hope you find some wonderful ways to use those flowers growing in your backyard and around your markets.
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