Summer is here and the garden flourishes. As you pick flowers for arrangements and harvest vegetables for dinner, you may want to experiment with another crop: edible flowers. Chances are you edible flowers in your garden already. Edible flowers can add flavor, color, and interest to just about anything – drinks, desserts, and main dishes. Edible flowers are flowers from plants that can be eaten safely. While many are tasty and used for flavor, others add color and interest to a meal, decorate a dessert, or garnish a cocktail. Continue reading
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- Visiting Willow Oak and Riversdale; Asking Master Gardeners and Extension Agents Gardening Questions; and Celebrating National Pollinator Week June 22, 2020Join Peggy and Teri as they discuss what is happening in their gardens and their visits to Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm, Riversdale, and Homestead Gardens. For those who have gardening questions, Peggy and Teri give advice on who to contact in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Together they discuss upcoming events, places […]Peggy
- Picking Snap Peas, Deadheading Flowers, and Making a Summer Bucket List of Gardens to Visit June 9, 2020Join Peggy and Teri as they discuss flowers, herbs, and vegetables in their gardens, explain the term deadheading, and develop a summer bucket list of local gardens to visit. Listeners can send their gardening questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. This episode is sponsored by John Magee, owner of Magee Design, a landscape design firm specializing in the […]Peggy
- Visiting Willow Oak and Riversdale; Asking Master Gardeners and Extension Agents Gardening Questions; and Celebrating National Pollinator Week June 22, 2020