Honey, Let’s Talk Honeysuckle!

Mmmm hmmm…

It is that time of year. The time of the year when the sweet smell enters the air. You want to lick it. Yes, you CAN lick it! It is the tasty time of year for…


Honeysuckle grew wild where I was born and raised in southern Indiana (and where I now live again). It was a tasty treat for my neighbor friends and me. We loved to pull the center of the flower through and suck up the yummy nectar. It was only a small amount, but it was yummy.

Ya know…now that I’m older, I’ve heard that you can make honeysuckle wine. Hmmm…maybe I should try!

Here are a few things I found online using honeysuckle…

A little off topic, but still pretty neat…I also found this whimsical honeysuckle hummingbird feeder on Amazon:

Have YOU ever eaten honeysuckle? What else have YOU done with honeysuckle?? I’d love to know.

Until next time…

Jess, aka Scratch Mommy

Comments 3

  1. What a blast from the past! When I was growing up in Alabama, we couldn’t wait for the honeysuckle to be ‘ripe’. And as good as it was, there just was never enough. I’ve never done anything else with it, and I can’t recall having seen any successfully growing in Phoenix, but as a kid, I just loved it!

    1. Oh, I’m glad I was able to give you a blast from the past. I am excited to show my son all about honeysuckle when he is a little older. I think next summer he’ll appreciate it.

      Thank you for stopping by! 🙂

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