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Edible Flowers

Culinary delights to grow in your garden By Nancy McDonald | June 2019 If you grew up in a certain era, you may remember the song “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies” from the movie of the same name, starring Doris Day and David Niven. It turns out the song was wrong. You can eat the daisies and as I am discovering, there are many simple and...

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Wild Edibles

Foraging from forest to table By Peter Johansen | May 2019 Carolyn Langdon says it’s okay, and I trust her. I’ve joined a small group of folks searching for weeds we’ll later eat. Right now, we’re harvesting Japanese knotweed, one of Ontario’s most invasive plants. It grows like Topsy, spreads like wildfire. It endangers wildlife...

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