20 Jun '11, 4pm

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Eat 'Em!10 Common Edible Weeds

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Eat 'Em!10 Common Edible Weeds

Pulling weeds is just about the most tedious task a grower faces. But with many common species, you can take a different tact from weeding them: try eating them. Many garden-variety weeds are edible, delicious and packed with nutrients and vitamins, even though our society regards them as pestilent. \r\n\r\nHere’s a somewhat complete list of commonly weeded plants that can add some rustic flavor to your summertime garden harvest. Just be careful; before you eat anything outside, positively identify it visually or by asking a knowledgeable person.

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/green-homes/latest/weeds-edi...

Tweets

I like this: 10 edible plants that attract #pol...

mnn.com 22 Jun '11, 6pm

The Pollinator Partnership has declared June 20-26, 2011, as National Pollinator Week . Pollinators are bugs that carry po...

Just Tell Me What to Eat – Book Review: Just Tell Me What to Eat approaches weight loss from a different angle.

Just Tell Me What to Eat – Book Review: Just Te...

eatdrinkbetter.com 20 Jun '11, 12pm

Just Tell Me What to Eat approaches weight loss from a different angle. Dr. Timothy Harlan has set up a six-week plan that...

10 amazing healing plants you can find in your ...

mnn.com 22 Jun '11, 9pm

Since ancient times, people have used plants to heal themselves. About 5,000 years ago, the Sumerians were documenting the...

Herds for Hire: Rent Goats to Manage Invasive Weeds via @renest

Herds for Hire: Rent Goats to Manage Invasive W...

re-nest.com 21 Jun '11, 7pm

Goats are a great solution for weed management and here’s why: The all-natural approach means no toxic chemicals. Their ho...

Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants

Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants

care2.com 19 Jun '11, 3pm

Emory University biologists have found Monarch butterflies may use milkweed plants to reduce infections in their offspring...