Eat Your Fall Flowers

September is the month when the garden switches gears, moves into cooler weather, and we plant our fall annual flowers. Even an herb nut like myself enjoys having some fall color in my pots and garden beds. Some of those flowers also provide flavors you can add to your foods. Here’s a sampling:

The Latest on Roses

Roses are one of the most popular and commonly grown flowers. Since 2004, when the Knockout® rose was introduced they have become so common in the United States that I’d bet you’d be hard pressed to go a day without seeing a rose bush somewhere. Even my local McDonald’s (hardly a mecca for fine gardening) has

Roses, Roses, Roses

I admit it. I am an unabashed lover of roses. Whether in my hand or in the landscape, roses make me smile and feel just a little bit better, no matter how bad the day has been. Who can resist he feel of their silky petals and the wonderful aroma they give off? In honor

 

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