5 Flowers for an Edible Garden ...


Cake decorators and chefs around the world have used edible flowers for decades. The following list includes 5 flowers for an edible garden. I love heading out to the veggie garden to pick something for dinner. What’s more fun is to surprise the family with an edible floral display on top of their favorite dish or on a side plate.

5. Lavender

Most varieties of lavender will come back year after year in a garden. The flowers have a rather sweet flavor with a hint of citrus. Some people enjoy the blooms with a slice of chocolate cake. The blooms can also be sprinkled into custards and sorbets for additional flavor. Lavender can be hard to start from a tiny seed; so many gardeners find it easier to buy a small lavender plant from a nursery or garden store.

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