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?
Flowers of the common milkweed are not only edible but a delicious addition to any number of recipes. Now that Ontario has removed them from the noxious weed list you can grow them in your garden - the butterflies will thank you for it.