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Foraging for Wild Food

Fresh salad with kale and day lilies from my garden.

Eat Your Weedies

Eating Weeds I like to supplement my garden goodies with weeds foraged from the countryside. This year I decided not to forage for milkweed, since the Monarch butterflies are in danger. I do believe that you can harvest milkweed if it is in abundance in your area, but please check …

Common Milkweed flower.

Saving Milkweed for the Monarchs

Responsible Foraging & Wildlife Habitat I like foraging for wild edibles, but I also like Monarch butterflies. And these beautiful creatures are …

Sauteed Garlic Mustard Greens

Sauteed Garlic Mustard Greens

      Foraged Garlic Mustard Greens The first greens of spring are ready for the taking! Dandelions, garlic mustard, curly dock, …

Fresh salad with kale and day lilies from my garden.

Foraging for Tiger Lilies

Eating Tiger Lilies Tiger lilies are a wild variety of day lily (Hemerocallis) that often grows in naturalized clumps along ditches and …

Lamb's quarters grows rampantly in my garden, and I let it!

Freezing Lambs Quarters

  Lambs Quarters for the Freezer We have a lot of lambs quarters growing in our garden. I weeded much of it …

Young horseradish leaves.

Spring Salad

Spring Salad One of my favorite things about spring is all of the new greens coming up for cooking and making salads. …