Why are dandelions hated so much?
It is actually quite pretty, with its merry yellow flowers, except that gardeners really don't like it.
But the dandeloion is a fighter. The sooner you deal with dandelions the less likely they are to spread, but this is when they are at their most delicious.
Dandelions become bitter as they age, so they need to be harvested early. Rinse the leaves and add them to your salad and they and they add a wonderful slightly bitter taste. You can add them to all kinds of other foods as well.
Pick some of the bright yellow flowers and sprinkle the petals on your salad as a decoration.
Don't frown when you first see the dandelions in your garden, just pick the leaves while they are young and add them to your salad. Then dig out the roots carefully so they don't spread.
Image and some information from Nuvo magazine