Harvesting and Using Dandelion Roots (with Root Tea Recipes)
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Harvesting and Using Dandelion Roots (with Root Tea Recipes)

Dandelion roots have long history of use as food and medicine. We’ll share the best time to dig dandelion roots, tips for preserving them, and dandelion root home remedies. Note: Never harvest dandelion roots from lawns or other areas that have been treated with herbicides or pesticides. The roots accumulate whatever has been sprayed on…

Dandelion Wine Recipe (& the Mistake You Don’t Want to Make)
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Dandelion Wine Recipe (& the Mistake You Don’t Want to Make)

Wine out of dandelions? You bet! Making homemade dandelion wine is a longstanding family tradition. We don’t make it every year, but I do like to keep a few bottles on hand for company. The taste of this dandelion wine is rich, golden and warming – more like a good brandy than a wine. I’ve…

Stop the Dandelion Madness! Making Peace with Dandelions and Bees

Stop the Dandelion Madness! Making Peace with Dandelions and Bees

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for several weeks now, ever since I first saw a Facebook meme telling people to leave the dandelions for the bees because dandelions are one of the bees’ first spring food sources. At first glance, this sounds like a great idea. Bees like flowers, I like bees –…