All of those beautiful green lawns without a single dandelion. That would not be our lawn. I refuse to use pesticides, therefore, the dandelions thrive at our house.

While some look at those little yellow flowers as weeds, others look at them as a beautiful part of nature. They're an important first source of nectar for pollinators. And some folks find creative ways to use them at home.

Dandelion's medicinal powers go back to ancient Rome. And there are dozens of recipes using this edible plant. You can make coffee, wine, soap, and much more. Here are 10 ways to use dandelions this year. Maybe I'll give some of these a try.


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