Good pictorial for those of you who don't know this, I only pick and stuff the male blossoms after I have hand fertilized the female blossoms!

How To Tell The Difference Between Male And Female Squash Blossoms

Good pictorial for those of you who don't know this, I only pick and stuff the male blossoms after I have hand fertilized the female blossoms!

Edible flowers - Squash Blossom Pesto recipe  http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2011/07/squash-blossom-pesto/

Squash Blossom Pesto

Edible flowers - Squash Blossom Pesto recipe http://therunawayspoon.com/blog/2011/07/squash-blossom-pesto/

Stuffed zucchini blossoms are my favorite food on earth. I've ruined many of these beautiful flowers in my attempts to recreate the magic at home.

Stuffed zucchini blossoms are my favorite food on earth. I've ruined many of these beautiful flowers in my attempts to recreate the magic at home.

Do you let your cucumbers sprawl on the ground? Here are 5 reasons to grow cucumbers on a trellis and have your best crop yet!

Five Reasons To Grow Cucumbers On A Trellis (And Taking Up Less Space Isn't One Of Them)

Do you let your cucumbers sprawl on the ground? Here are 5 reasons to grow cucumbers on a trellis and have your best crop yet!

These are all great to eat, but you want to make sure they aren't covered in chemicals, if you get them from a florist tell them in advance you want edible flowers so they can order them for you. ~cjc

Edible Beauties

These are all great to eat, but you want to make sure they aren't covered in chemicals, if you get them from a florist tell them in advance you want edible flowers so they can order them for you. ~cjc

Great info on how and when to harvest squash blossoms. "if you’re harvesting blossoms yourself, it's important to be able to distinguish between male and female flowers. You’ll only want to harvest male flowers, as the female flowers are what develop into squash. Just don’t pick all of the male flowers; you’ll need to leave some for pollination purposes." Plus, 10 Non-Fried Ways to Eat Squash Blossoms  on Food52

10 Non-Stuffed-and-Fried Ways to Eat Squash Blossoms

Great info on how and when to harvest squash blossoms. "if you’re harvesting blossoms yourself, it's important to be able to distinguish between male and female flowers. You’ll only want to harvest male flowers, as the female flowers are what develop into squash. Just don’t pick all of the male flowers; you’ll need to leave some for pollination purposes." Plus, 10 Non-Fried Ways to Eat Squash Blossoms on Food52

The lovely starry flowers of borage look gorgeous in a border, but this is a herb with a lot more to offer than good looks; It is easy to grow, a fantastic companion plant for strawberries, tomatoes and squash, a great snack for chickens and beloved of bees, learn how to grow it here.....

The lovely starry flowers of borage look gorgeous in a border, but this is a herb with a lot more to offer than good looks; It is easy to grow, a fantastic companion plant for strawberries, tomatoes and squash, a great snack for chickens and beloved of bees, learn how to grow it here.....

Nasturtiums are an easy to grow, edible, and medicinal plant that is great for your garden!

How to Grow and Use Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums are an easy to grow, edible, and medicinal plant that is great for your garden!

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