Incredible Edibles ~ Where True Resilience Lies

Mainstream Permaculture

What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered”.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

dandel08-l Dandelion

“I learn more about God
From weeds than from roses;
Resilience springing
Through the smallest chink of hope
In the absolute of concrete….”
~Phillip Pulfrey, “Weeds,”

cloverill500 Clover

“A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows”.  ~Doug Larson

Plantain Plantain

When I feel blue, disconnected or lost I like going on short trips. Sometimes I don’t need to go farther than the sidewalk outside my townhouse or the parking lot outside my workplace to see the immense will of life sprouting through cracks and unsuspected places…weeds!

Botanically speaking, weeds don’t exist: they are just plants. For many gardeners, horticulturists and farmers, weeds are unwanted plants that grow (sometimes invasively) in all kind of places…weeds are the reason why herbicides exist, and they…

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