July 8, 2016
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you 18 common vegetables and herbs in his garden he is growing that have edible flowers that he loves to eat on a regular basis.
In this episode, John takes you around a tour of his springtime garden and shares with you some of the bolting vegetables and how he likes to eat some of the flowers.
You will learn about some of the nutritional benefits from eating vegetables, herb and fruit flowers. You will also learn why some birds love to eat flowers as well and why bee pollen is really flower pollen.
In this episode John will introduce you to the following edible flowers: Radish, Citrus (kumquat), Collard Greens, Dandelion, Cucumber, Achira, Broccoli, Arugula, Onion, Basil, Cilantro, Sunflower, Fennel,, Parsley, Celery, Sage, Bee Balm, and Longevity Spinach.
After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with some common edible flowers that may be growing in your vegetable garden and why you should be eating them.