“R” is for Rosehip!
If you grow roses in your garden, you may get the added benefit of rosehips, a cool-cat fruit that packs a healthy punch! Rosehips are the rose plant’s seed pod/fruit, although most home gardeners don’t get many as we prune back our roses to encourage strong blooming. Rosehips are typically a vibrant reddish-orange, but in some species, hips can be dark purple or even black. They are tart and reminiscent of a zesty crab-apple in flavour, although not quite as tasty! Read more...