Since ancient times, the edible flowers of many plants have been used in cooking for taste, flavor, color, and nutritional and therapeutic properties. These flowers are known as vegetable flowers, aromatic plants, fruit tree blossoms and desert or ornamental plants. Today, eating fresh flowers is so popular that their consumption for various purposes has found a special place in the culinary and confectionery professions all over the world.
In today's world, growing food in home gardens is one of the sources of income or food for the family. In addition to growing vegetables and fruits, you can also add edible flowers to your garden and use them in salads and diet desserts or you can sell them. With the advantage of natural color and many medicinal and nutritional properties, these flowers have found their place in confectioneries, coffee shops and ice cream shops in the world and are very attractive for those who are interested in healthy eating.
Some examples of edible flowers that can be grown are: