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The dandy dandelion

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One gardener’s weed is another’s lunch!

Dandelions

Dandelions

From the roots to the flowers, from culinary to medicinal, all parts are edible!  From soup to egg salad to coffee and wine.   Allrecipes.com– wine

Johnny’s Selected Seeds sells an Italian dandelion called ‘Clio’.

Dandelion - Clio

Dandelion – Clio

Remember to NEVER eat anything that’s been treated with a pesticide…  pick only clean greens.  One of my favorite magazines has an article about dandelions along with some recipes:  Mother Earth News.  Yes, the picture below is my yard…  I like to do other stuff in the garden than the lawn!  😉  I’ve lived here for almost 3 years now and have concentrated on perennial beds and a vegetable garden.  I’ll get to the lawn sometime…  In the meantime, looks like salad!

dandelions in the year

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