Edible Food Wreaths for Decoration & Nutrition

When the holidays roll around, it is not uncommon to see handmade wreaths greeting visitors on front doors, inside of stores, and used as decoration inside of the home. Did you know you can make edible food wreaths to hang in your kitchen and dining room all year around?

Kitchen Herb Rosemary & Lavender Herb Wreath by Creekside Farms

Not only are they beautiful, but they are practical too. They conserve storage space while also decorating your kitchen. When they are hanging, it also helps the plants and flowers to dry out.

DYI Herb Wreath, Soup Gift, Tea Swags

Which plants make the best edible wreaths?

Food Wreaths: Amaranth, Aster, Chicory, Cholla, Clover, Daisy, Dock, Fireweed, Grape, Lamb’s Quarters, Malva Neglecta, Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose

Herb Wreaths: Lavender, Rosemary, Sage, Oregano, Lemon Verbena

Grain Wreaths: Bulrush, Crabgrass, Catnip, Chamomile, Clover, Mint, Strawberry, Thyme, Wintergreen, Yarrow

Tea Wreaths: Balsam Fir, Birch, Blackberry, Maple, Meadowsweet, Pine, Raspberry, Rose, Sumac, Willow

50 Unexpected Wreaths You Can Make Out Of Anything

You can make a food wreath from nearly all plants, herbs, vines, twigs, leaves, flowers and even wild grains. In fact, there are still some Native American tribes that make wild rice hoops today. There is no reason you can’t either!