Selecting and Using Edible Flowers

Many plants, particularly herbs, have edible flowers that can be used to enrich a wide range of sweet and savoury dishes and drinks.

Day lilies Photograph copyright — Patsy Collins

When picking flowers to eat, or to add to drinks, first be sure you know which plant you are gathering from and that it really is safe to consume. Many plants have common names such as…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

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Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.