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Incredible Edible Flowers!
Bring a taste of the garden indoors with
Stefani Bittner – Saturday, May 12 at 11 am!

Photo courtesy Homestead Design Collective

Join us for a fun and fresh exploration of all things edible with Stefani Bittnerco-owner of Bay Area landscape design firm Homestead Design Collective and author of the fab book "Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using Extraordinary Garden Plants” on Saturday, May 12 at 11:00 am – Day 1 of our MOTHER'S DAY EXTRAVAGANZA!

Many of us recognize the tasty blooms of Nasturtium, Borage and Calendula, but Stefani is here to help us expand our palettes! Did you know that you can eat the flowers of Agastache, "Bachelor Buttons" and Campanulas, too? Oh, and that's not all! She'll tell us how to add floral pizazz to a variety of dishes, desserts and cocktails - and give us a taste of a few of her favorites! Bring your questions and join us for a fun day of party hijinks!

And, as a way to say "Thanks Mom", we'll give away

ONE FREE PLANT
for Moms & Grandmoms*

*Valid IN THE NURSERY ONLY on May 12 & 13, 2018 on YELLOW TAG PLANTS with purchase.

We'll serve up cakes, munchies, and music. Budderball the Clown and Very Fairy Manda will be here for the little (and big) people! New and wonderful this year: Giant Puppets Save The World! And don't miss a chance to be Queen for a Day where TWO lucky winners will be treated each day to a FREE SHOPPING BONANZA!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!

Mother's Day Party 2018!
Delicious, Delightful, Delovely Edible Flowers!
Antirrhinum majus 'Chantilly Purple Centaurea cyanus 
‘Blue Diadem’ Rosa ‘Veilchenblau’
“Blue Rose”

Antirrhinum majus
'Chantilly Purple'

Loads of sweetly scented butterfly shaped blooms over a long period make this showstopping 3' tall annual a must for any cottage, cutting or kitchen garden! Fetching in salads or atop desserts.

Centaurea cyanus 
‘Blue Diadem’

One of the prettiest edible flowers, old-fashioned "Bachelor's Buttons" can be used as a garnish for soft cheeses, salads, cocktails – you name it! A long-lasting, floriferous addition to any garden!

Rosa ‘Veilchenblau’
“Blue Rose”

A multiflora rambler introduced in 1909, this vigorous and disease free rose is right at home by the foggy SF Bay. Can reach 15’' with semi-double fragrant blooms great for garnishes and even sauces.

Calendula officinalis 'Radio' Basil herbalea 'Wild Magic' Achillea millefolium 'Salmon Beauty'

Calendula officinalis 'Radio'
Show-stopping semi-double, quilled blooms up to 3” wide appear almost ALL YEAR in cool Summer climes. An heirloom variety, it provides oodles of edible blooms.
Tasty in salads, fantastic pollinator plant!

Basil herbalea 'Wild Magic'
Our favorite basil
boasts exceptional flavor and fruity fragrance! Luscious purple-black foliage can be harvested year-round while flower spikes are perfect for making teas, attracting bees and making bouquets.

Achillea millefolium
'Salmon Beauty'

Gorgeous salmony pink 4” umbels are a delight to the eye and a pollen source for honeybees! Flowers and leaves make an aromatic tea. Clay, heat, drought tolerant, deer resistant. Hardy USDA zone 3.

Agastache ‘Black Adder’ Monarda hybrida‘Bergamo’
“Bee Balm” Viola x wittrockiana
'Freefall Purple Wing'

Agastache ‘Black Adder’
THE BEST blue Agastache you can grow! Edible flowers, seeds and pepperminty young leaves can be used in teas or salads. Dense, 10” spikes all Spring and Summer long. Bee, butterfly and hummer magnet! Hardy USDA zone 6!

Monarda hybrida ‘Bergamo’
“Bee Balm”

Almost endless rounds of 4” magenta blooms provide garnishes for desserts and salads Spring thru early Fall! Leaves make a minty tea. Super gardenworthy as an ornamental, attracts pollinators.

Viola x wittrockiana
'Freefall Purple Wing'

How pretty would these velvety purple and yellow blooms look floating in your lemonade? Long-blooming and prolific, makes a 15" cascading mound perfect for hanging baskets! USDA zone 7!

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