Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
"What grows together, goes together." Spruce Tip and Wild Rose Petal shortbread recipe. You want to make sure you are harvesting the new growth and not the old brittle needles. Use wild rose petals and not commercial (sprayed) roses.