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  1. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    Start out with a yard full of these: End up with a bunch of these: First, pick the flowers. Ideally you want ones like the one on the left (large and open): Or the one on the right (opened) as opposed to the one on the left with the tight center: Of course the flowers should come...
  2. Recipe Share
    As I see all of the happy little dandelions running rampant through the neighborhood, my thoughts turn to what I can use them for. A quick search of PS forums gave me a link to dandelion syrup and tips on eating the greens. http://www.preparedsociety.com/forum/f36/what-uses-dandelion-6182/...
  3. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    With all the dandelions gracing our property (and our neighbor's property, and our other neighbor's property...) I'm wondering just exactly what are the (good) uses for dandelions? My mom said that sometimes during the depression dandelions were the only vegetable on the plate. (Not a veggie...
  4. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    Cattail Typha agustifolia Typha latifolia Cattails are one of the most versatile and wide spread wild edible plants that there are. They grow in desert water holes, mountain ponds, roadside ditches, northern swamps. The two main species that grow in America are Typha latifolia and T...
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