Entries Tagged as 'Dandelion'

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

The Dandelion (Part II)

Spring Salad by badlyricpolice Dandelions are good in salads and sandwiches. You can cook with the leaves. The flowers can be used to make lemonade, beer or wine. The roots are made into a tea. For interesting dandelion recipes check out this blog. If you consider the dandelion a weed and want to get rid […]

Friday, April 19th, 2013

The Dandelion (Part I)

Abandonando el hogar by gonzalo_ar Everyone knows the dandelion. And everyone knows that the common name dandelion is taken from the French word “dent de lion” meaning lion’s tooth, referring to the coarsely-toothed leaves.The Latin name is Taraxacum officinale. The flowers at this time of year are quite lovely, but everyone knows the seeds will […]

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

More about Dandelions

TheGardenLady enjoyed Christy Baker’s guest post about dandelions that is on TheGardenLady blog. I hope the readers liked reading it, too. Growing up on a truck farm, I am proud to report that the adjacent town to my town is known today as the dandelion capital of the world. Even the New York Times had […]

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Dandelion: The Unappreciated Medicinal Warrior

With the dawn of a new year and the approach of spring this is the perfect time to do some internal spring cleaning. Clearing out the buildup of winter feasts is a great way to jump start your system and ensure optimal health. TheGardenLady has invited people with horticultural interests and expertise to contribute posts to […]