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Views: 168 Updated: :2019-09-06

photo: Terry Bordenave

We’;ve long been a fan of using the flowers and seed pods of farmer’;s market vegetables and herbs for our flower arrangements. But we hadn’;t thought of dill weed flowers until Terry?Bordenave sent us an email:

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We subscribe to a new, small CSA in northern Vermont (Deep Earth Farm) and in one of our weekly baskets of produce, Josh &; Isaac included a bunch of dill weed. After stripping off the leaves to use in a meal or twopillow shams floral, I was left with these striking seed heads. They reminded me of fireworks bursting –; I’;m a big fan of them and my husband is a member of the Pyrotechnics Guild of America and puts on amazing displays for our family –; and I wanted to use them at the table somehow. This is what I came up with. I left them in these old medicine bottles for about a month, and they began to dry up and curl a bit. Before I tossed them on our compost pile, I saved some of their seeds for next year’;s garden.

It reminds us of all the great “;weeds”; that can be flowers, with a slight shift of view.

Thanks Terry!

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