The amazing little dandelion herb is prolific, grows everywhere, starts to show itself in early spring, and continues to flourish throughout our area until the fall—and the entire plant can be consumed. It’s important that when you harvest this amazing weed you do so in an area that you know is free of pesticides, herbicides, and animal waste. This is one reason why I grow my own dandelions and some of my own food: to keep them free of toxic pesticides and herbicides that contain carcinogens, cancer causing agents that are contained in many products we purchase today.

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