FIVE PLANTS THAT DON'T HAVE TO BE CONSIDERED A WEED!
Keeping the garden and yard weed free is NOT SIMPLE, but there is a simple solution: Keep them!
There are many uses for weeds other than getting 'rid' of them. Some can be eaten, some attract butterflies, and others are medicinal. No matter what the use, it's really only a weed if you decide you don't want it! So, think about creating a simpler life in the yard by keeping some :-)
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
Weed: a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth; especially : one that tends to overgrow or choke out more desirable plants.
Here are my favorite five plants that don't have to be considered weeds:
2. Lamb's Quarters
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Disclaimer: Please learn to carefully identify any plant before using or eating it in any way. This post is meant to provide information about possible uses for what may or may not be considered a weed. This post is not meant to be used for identification purposes.
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Hi there! I'm Kathie, the author behind Creating A Simpler Life blog. I'm excited to share our longterm projects (and planning) toward building our future retirement homestead in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. In the meantime I will be sharing all the other little things we do that are part of creating our simpler life!