From root to flower, dandelions are incredibly nutritious plants. Their greens can be eaten cooked or raw and contain impressive amounts of vitamins A, C, E, K and folate and smaller amounts of other B vitamins.
They have more vitamin A than spinach, more vitamin C than tomatoes, and are a powerhouse of iron, calcium and potassium. So, they are a plant worthy of a spot within the veg plot or garden lawn.
Field of dandelions. © Mint Images/Getty
This scone recipe is suitable for vegans. Serve with: Your favourite jam and vegan cream alternative. The beauty of these scones is that they work well with both savoury and sweet toppings. You can also load them with vegan cream cheese!