Until now, we'd mainly dismissed edible flowers as a very pretty but rather unnecessary addition to a dish.
When we stumbled upon The Edible Flower shop and started reading all about green fingered owner Rachael's discovery of the delights of edible flowers, we started to wonder if we'd been a little hasty.
Rachael started planting edible flowers in her tiny garden, reasoning that with such a small space she might as well grow something beautiful and useful. Have upsized to an allotment, she was able branch out a little and found that there were a whole load of herbs and vegetables which produced delicious flowers, too.
Click over to The Edible Flower Shop to find out more about edible flowers and how to get started growing your own.