With the summer being  here  now    .... you can have fun  and experiment. with  what our summer   provides... right from your own yard or garden.    ~*Flowers~* Did you know  that there are some flowers that are edible?  and not only a couple  ... There are many edible flowers.  But you do have to be careful  with picking the safe ones>
 Some of the edible flowers are the ~~
 Pansy... oh how i love those beautiful  bright  little faces on those   flowers.  Not only are they so pretty  but they can be used  to dress up some desserts   and look fabulous~
 Then there are  the *Busy Lizzies*   which    can be used in a salad  as a garnish and safe to eat. and also in some special drinks  ~ Then there is  *Jasmine*  which you can use to scent your tea,  mmmm the smell of Jasmine is almost medicinal.
  I am surprised to know  that *Gladiolas*  have a lettuce type of  flavour and can be used in *mouse*   pate,     and rice fillings as well.
 They are so beautiful  wouldn’t   that make a gorgeous presentation  >   Then there is  *Bergamot*     that tastes  almost like oregano..... and Bee Balm     that  has a citrus taste.     The list is so long....  that i have only touched... the tip of the ice burg`   so go ahead  and experiment  ......  have fun   but please  do check to be sure that they are the safe ones     when you pick them .      And oh i I must not  forget  ....   that you can dry  the flowers.... and use them.... in your fancy *Tea time  dainty cookies*.....