Mother Earth Living

The Garnish Garden: Growing Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are both beautiful and functional. Learn how to grow your own garnish garden with these tips from author Ellen Ecker Ogden.

Go beyond eating locally—into your own backyard and patio! Inspired by the Obama White House kitchen garden and the growing desire to eat locally, families across the country are ready to break ground on their own vegetable gardens. “The Complete Kitchen Garden” by Ellen Ecker Ogden equips readers with the know-how to produce a bountiful harvest and delicious meals.
Photo courtesy Stewart Tabori & Chang (c) 2011
Ellen Ecker Ogden, author and co-founder of THE COOK'S GARDEN
Photo courtesy Stewart Tabori & Chang (c) 2011
The name calendula means the first day of the month, presumably because pot marigolds are in bloom at the start of most months of the year since they bloom quickly.
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