When you take a new plant home, do you ever wonder if you are watering it too much, how to even tell, or if it is even possible for a plant to have too much water? You may believe you are doing everything right, but your new plant just does not have the life ofContinue reading »
Designing a themed garden or themed garden bed for the home can be an inspiring and practical way to plan a landscape. It can also be a fun way to showcase personal interests or get others involved in the garden! Here are our top tips for designing a theme garden and 5 inspiring garden themesContinue reading »
What else in your home could create a serene environment and purify the air all at the same time? It’s houseplants! If you’re thinking – Wow! Where can I get one of those? – we are going to share our top indoor houseplant tips for beginners, as well as some of our best houseplants. LightContinue reading »
Anyone with a garden in New Orleans knows that humidity is what Southerners do best. And though many plants are made to take the heat, excessive dampness is not always what they do best. Many times, dampness in plants can lead to root rot and though it can happen to any plant, root rot canContinue reading »
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. Today we are going to talk about the types of native plants in New Orleans and the advantages of using Louisiana native plants. The positiveContinue 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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