Dandelions aren’t all bad, plus more tips from Master Gardeners

dandelions in lawn
Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

You may know that dandelion leaves can be eaten, but there are even more uses for this plant.

The milky sap of a variety of dandelion can be used to make rubber, according to an article by Lyn Chimera in the most recent issue of WNY Gardening Matters.

WNY Gardening Matters is produced by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.

Also in this issue:

  • Learn about an invasive pest called the hemlock wooly adelgid, which can kill native hemlocks, in an article by Larraine VanSlooten.
  • Houseplants may not clean your air as much as you thought. See the article by Carol Ann Harlos.

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