Guest post from Buzzy! Thanks, Buzzy!
Sometimes Buzzy likes to relax after a tough day of beekeeping, and what better way than with the most locavore tea she can find? I was curious to see what I could forage from my own suburban lot, so I gathered dandelions from the lawn for dandelion tea.
I knew all parts of a dandelion were edible, and while a dandelion root tea has all kinds of medicinal benefits, the fluffy yellow flowers will work as well.
So, after a few minutes of picking, rinsing, and pulling out the little tufts of yellow petals, I packed them in a tea ball and allowed 5 minutes of steeping. The result, with my very own honey, was a little like chamomile tea, and really quite good.