Garden Tea

by Carol
(United States)

My Garden Tea Spot

My Garden Tea Spot

My Garden Tea Spot
Super Dorothy Climber Roses
Parsley

From my garden I can pick a number of plants and flower petals to make delicious teas: rose petals and/or hips (depending on the time of year), parsley that I sometimes edge the beds with, chamomile flowers that pop up randomly, and lemon balm that happily reseeds where it wants -- all contribute to many wonderful cups of home brewed tea.


A few leaves from the lemon verbena growing in a pot by the back door flavors up my ice tea.

My herb garden is lined with chives (they are such a colorful wonderful edging plant), and whenever I need some for a recipe (potato skins, with chives & sour cream), I just scoot out to the herb garden, and they are ready and waiting for me.

The little Johnny Jump-ups looked terrific floating in cubes of ice, in the punch bowl, at my daughters baby shower, as well as my fathers 78th birthday party.


Related pages:


How to plant roses

How to set up your kitchen herb garden

The edible flowers list

Herb garden plants

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Nov 08, 2010
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You've Got Me Planning!
by: Andrea

The garden tea spot is so inviting I can hardly wait for spring so I can add more edible plants to my yard. Thanks for the ideas.

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