1/2 C sugar
Lemon,2 sm. or 1 lg.
Elder blossoms, 4-5 lg. umbels in full bloom.
2 T white vinegar
5 liters cold water
CATTAIL CORN ON THE COB
Look for green flower spike. It comes wrapped in its inner sheath, like corn on the cob.
PINE NEEDLE TEA
BEAUTY BERRY JELLY
WILD RADISHES (Florida Betony)
The edible part is a crispy, white, crinkly-shaped underground tuber.
They are like radishes without the hot taste.
New tubers are best in March and April and are good through May.
Eat them raw in a salad.
PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS DRINK
Pick Prickly Pear Cactus fruit in February. Red Pears will drop off when grasped when they are ripe.
Small dark red Sumac berries are ripe when you can touch your finger to the berries and then lick your finger. There will be an unmistakable acid taste.