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what's growing this week

Spring Bounty of Flowers & Herbs

EDIBLE FLOWERS

The flowers are blooming everywhere! Below are the edible flowers that are available this week.
  • Pansies (various colors) (Top right, bottom right)
  • Johnny-Jump ups (not shown)
  • Sweet Woodruff (below, left)
Want those flowers to last a little longer?  Try candied flowers.
Pansies (right photo) are large, pretty flowers that are edible and very versatile as a garish. Pansies come in multitude of different colors (Blue, Yellows, Purples, Reds, and more!)
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HERBS
The herbs are growing wild!  Here's what's available now:
  • Anise Hyssop
  • Fennel, Bronze (left photo)
  • Garlic Chives
  • Garlic Shoots
  • Garlic, Bulb
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lovage
  • Oregano, Savory (common)
  • Oregano, GreekPeppermint
  • Sage (Common) w/ flower bud
  • Not available - Salad Burnet (currently busy blooming)
  • Spearmint
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Valerian Leaf
  • Yarrow leaf
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Rhubarb
GREENS & VEGGIES
Perennial greens are growing fast.  Looking for something to stand out in a dish?  Try these:
  • Amaranth, red (baby leaves)
  • Garlic Shoots or Bulbs
  • Rhubarb
  • Sorrel (lemony flavored)
  • Valerian Greens (use in salads or for garnish)
  • Wood sorrel
Young Red Amaranth
Red Amaranth

Red Amaranth can be used as a young green. Larger leaves make a vibrant contrast garnish as does the long flowers when in bloom. (Blooms later in the summer).
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Cut flowers such as Lilac and Iris are also available.

Want to contact Terra Basics directly with questions?   603~234~1677

 
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Teresa Downey
603-234-1677
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