Tag : Edible Flowers

How to Grow & Forage: Miner’s Lettuce

  Miner’s lettuce is in full swing here in California, especially after a much awaited for rainy winter. It’s growing with a zeal I’ve not seen in years and popping up in places I’d forgotten it grew, surprising me at…

0 Comments / 178 View / March 31, 2017

Summer Forage: How to Make Elder Flower Cordial

  If you are what you eat, I’ll take flowers please! I’ve had elder flower cordial on my mind since last summer. The thought of buying ready made cordial is much less appealing than making it myself and, like so…

0 Comments / 242 View / July 20, 2016

5 Spring Foraging Forays

  Plants have it figured out. They know when spring is here, when soil temperatures are just right for germinating seeds and when it’s time to bloom. At least I’d like to think that’s the case — climate change and…

6 Comments / 218 View / February 15, 2016

In the Garden | Food Tastes Better Outside

  When spring comes and the greens are ready, the carrots sweet from winter and there’s foraging at hand, I bundle up the cutting board, picnic knife and grater and bee-line for the garden, kids in tow. If we’re lucky…

0 Comments / 143 View / April 7, 2015

Fall Gardening Tips: Making the Most of Your Pumpkin Harvest

  When in season, it’s pumpkin everything. Pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie… and that warm, fuzzy place they fill since childhood. From planting to carving and eating — they spell fall and color and fun. I’ve finally found myself…

0 Comments / 59 View / November 3, 2014