Native Plants

native plant

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 fertilizer

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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.

edible flowers in cocktails

Here is a list of some great edible flowers to use in salads, to decorate cakes, garnish cocktails, or use on your table:

• Borage
• Calendula
• Lavender
• Nasturtiums
• Pansies
• Roses
• Violas


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.

Nasturtium Edible Flower

Use them for decorating! We hope you find some wonderful ways to use those flowers growing in your backyard and around your markets.

Mardi Gras Decorations Edible Flowers

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