Category Archives: Wild Edibles

Time to Eat- Violets, Chickweed, and Dandelions!

Spring is coming fast here in the southeast, and healthy plants are popping up all over our yard!  Three of my favorite free spring edibles are violets, chickweed, and dandelion.  Sometimes I wonder why we bother growing lettuce when we … Continue reading

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The Many Values of Harvesting Your Own Food

The other day we had a windy night and my kids and I were excited to find a decent drop of pecans under our pecan tree the next morning.  I hadn’t expected to get anything from our pecan tree this … Continue reading

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Time To Eat- Wild Blackberries!

It is May 20th, and my wild blackberry bushes are bursting with fruit!  Our domestic blackberries may not ripen for another few weeks, but meanwhile we can enjoy some delicious and extra healthy wild ones. If you choose to pick … Continue reading

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Time to Eat- Lamb’s Quarters!

I’ve been noticing a little plant called Lamb’s Quarters popping up all over my yard this spring, and I’m super excited about it!  One reason I’m excited is because Lamb’s Quarters love fertile soil, so the increase of its appearance … Continue reading

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