Wild Edible Plants in Your Garden

Some wild weeds in your garden, including purslane, dandelion, violets, and chickweed, are actually edible delicacies.



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The tender red stems of purslane bear tiny, five-petaled yellow flowers at their tips. The whole plant is edible.
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Wild onion/garlic makes an interesting addition to salads.
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Dandelions were considered an absolute essential for survival in bygone days.
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Violets are one of our best-loved wildflowers, and they are still good food, high in Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
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Chickweed is probably the most common weed in the world. The whole plant is edible, raw or cooked.
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Wood sorrel, also known as "sourgrass," is a favorite of children.
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