Sweet Violets, and a Look-Alike.

I love making a salad with spring greens. This salad is mostly violet greens and flowers. I plan to mix in some red lettuce and top it with oil and vinegar, blueberries and some goat cheese. Violets are pretty easy to identify with their heart-shaped leaves and shades of purple flowers. As always be sure…

Can you eat lilacs?

Can you eat lilacs? This is the question I asked myself last year as flowers were blooming all over my yard. I thought, I wonder how many of the plants around me are edible. There were a few that were definitely not edible such as the irises and the deadly nightshade flowers. And a few…