Edible flowers not only look
and often smell wonderful, they integrate with herbs
beautifully, and most make wonderful cutting blooms
as well. Edible flowers add unique flavour and zest
to cooking or baking, to salads, or as a beautiful
Many of the flowers we grow are heritage
blooms - you may remember them from your mother’s
or grandmother’s or a friend’s garden.
We sell our flowers as plants, in
collections in patio pots or hanging baskets, as individual
blooms, or gathered together in signature flower arrangements.
Again we can help you create your own unique collection
in a pot or basket.
easy to integrate edible flowers into your garden,
or after visiting this site or talking to us, you
may discover that you already have some edible plants
in your yard! Please be cautious however – many
plants are not edible (may even be toxic), or if bought
from a traditional greenhouse, may have been sprayed
with chemicals. We specialize in edible flowers, and
because everything is grown organically you know it
Please click on one of the buttons
for full details on plants available and their flavours,
along with growing and harvesting tips, suggested
culinary uses, information on buying our edible blooms,
‘Top Ten Edible Flower
Rules’, and inedible and toxic flowers.
Tips for Cooking with Edible Flowers
Add Flowers to:
- Add as little or as much as you
like. Choose flowers that complement the flavours
and colours of the rest of your meal.
- Roses, bergamot and pineapple
sage are sweet
- Pansies, clove pinks and marigold
are rather herbal
- Nasturtiums, chives and squash
blossoms have stronger flavours of onion, pepper
- Use a light vinaigrette for these
salads. Try using a herb vinegar by itself, or mixed
with a little olive oil.
- All culinary herb flowers are
- Cakes, cookies and pastries are
brought to a whole new level when flowers are baked
- Use fresh or dried flower petals
to sprinkle on top of icing, or use as a beautiful
- Add Nasturtiums, dill flowers,
thyme flowers, calendula petals, cornflowers, chive
flowers or chive and garlic to breads, muffins and
scones. Use your favourite recipe and add the flowers
as the final step. You will need about 1 cup of
flowers for each loaf or batch of muffins. Add one
type or use a mix.
- Add fresh petals to herbal
teas. Check the recipe section.