Tag: edible weeds

Another edible addition to next year’s garden

Today’s Blackberry Nightshade (Solanum nigrum) harvest…336 juicy grams!  That’s what’s left after some were squashed, some eaten, some dropped, some eaten…You get the picture. We have almost as many on the bush but they’re still green (i.e a bit toxic).  Now that we’ve decided… Continue Reading “Another edible addition to next year’s garden”

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)

At this time of year, Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is growing just about everywhere, with no input from us. It’s highly nutritious and has a very high level of Omega- 3 fatty acids. Purslane has been used as a salad vegetable around the world and… Continue Reading “Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)”

Native Oxalis in a pot!

Our little native Oxalis has a small tuber and bulbs that you can eat. This type of Oxalis loves to grow along with other plants in pots. Some varieties like to grow in lawns.

A tribute to Soursobs

Soursobs in flower

As summer rapidly approaches, I am reminded that it is time to harvest one of my favorite plants. To most it’s a weed, and a problem one at that. Me, I’ve found a way to make my peace (and dinner) with it. We call… Continue Reading “A tribute to Soursobs”

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