When life gives you dandelions….

I know many people are feeling out of kilter. Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Or are you just doing your best in difficult circumstances? When you see dandelions in your lawn do you enjoy their pretty showiness or bemoan a less than perfect lawn?

Me? Well I leave some for the bees and harvest some to make dandelion petal jelly. Just like a did a few years ago. Here’s how. 

A perfect creative make to do with or without your children when you’re cooped up and want a little bit of sunshine in your life.

And yes to me a lawn is wasted growing space, never perfect but a concession to the rest of the family. I might replace the weeds. moss and rye grass with one made of chamomile this year.

Watch this space.

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  1. We have divided our lawn into halves My husband STILL insists on a perfectly manicured lawn in front. My half is the back, where the dandelions, clover and violets grow merrily for the bees and for my dandelion greens and fried dandelion blossoms, candied violets, etc. and plantain and other useful herbs mingled in the grass. Peaceful co-existence (and happily my “half” is much larger!)

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