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Dandelion picking

A very quick and simple guide to foraging for dandelions without damaging the flowers


Short and sweet video about the best way to pick dandelion flowers

What you'll need

  • something to carry your dandelions in - we used a bike helmet!

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Environmental Considerations

Consider the environmental impact of preparing, carrying out & completing this activity. Could this impact be reduced? Specific considerations for this activity could include:

  • check out our foraging tips for guidelines
  • make sure your have landowners permission if needed

Health & Safety Considerations

Follow your usual operating procedures and carry out appropriate risk benefit assessments.
Some considerations particular to this activity include:

  • try to pick away from roads or anywhere that might be contaminated
  • wash your pickings before use

Take it further:

Read our foraging tips.

Check out our Inspirations - dandelions page for ideas on what to do with all the wonderful blooms you have collected.

Disclaimer: Muddy Faces cannot take any responsibility for accidents or damage that occurs as a result of following this activity.You are responsible for making sure the activity is conducted safely.

Key Features

  • Age Range All Ages
  • Duration Less than an hour
  • Location Park / Green space
  • Season Spring
  • Time of Day Anytime
  • Categories: Food Outdoors


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