Can you eat violets?

Eating violets All violets, including garden verieties, are edible. Most leaves are tender and sweet, making them an excellent addition to salads or eating on the go. The leaves can also be cooked and added to soups. The flowers are…

Danelions for dinner

Dandelion is not a favorite among most. This weed is widespread on lawns and fields everywhere you look. But the dandelion is actually quite useful and nutritious. The leaves of the dandelion can be picked any time of year. These…

Oregon grape

The oregon grape berries are sour and juicy. They can be used for jam, jelly or even wine. The berries of the oregon grape are rumored to make a nice desert when mashed with sugar and added to milk. When…

Thimbleberry

Thimbleberries are bright red, the flavor is sweet but not so strong. The thimbleberry is very delicate and does not break free easily from the receptacle, so you will find them falling apart while picking them. The thimbleberry is very…

Knotweed

seeds of the knotweed plant can be eaten plants can be eaten if cooked grows as a weed in many areas including subalpine areas, dry areas, and plains. careful with the quantity you consume, large amounts can cause stomach upsets.

Stonecrop

The small leaves of stone crop can be eaten The flavor has been reported to be like raw spinach Used in Korean cooking Do not eat the reddish flowers, only the leaves

Wild Rose

In the fall the rose flowers shed their pedals and a round or oval shaped seed pod is left, called a rose hip. Once picked and dried the rose hips can be used in tea, jams, jellies, and more. To…

Clover

Clover is in the pea family. It is high in protein, has beta carotene, vitamin C, B vitamins, biotin, choline, inositol, and bioflavonoids. Although not so tasty on their own, they make a great addition to salads.