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Weeds we love

 
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I'm making an educational sign titled "Weeds We Love"

Benefits of dandelion, clover, plantain, lambs quarter, and purslane?
 
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I am a batchelor and dont follow the trends.  For twenty years I have been letting natures natural selection process seed my front and back yard and I am told there is nothing but weeds.  I mow them and they look OK but they have proven to be more hardy than any other ground cover and that is all I really want.  Ground cover.  Yes it would be really nice if all the stuff was edible.  Just think when you mow your lawn and fill up the grass catch bag... what if it was all edible ?  From this original message I am only familiar with dandelion and clover.   I dont know what plantain, lambs quarter or purslane is.  Are they edible and would they grow in middle Georgia ?   I DO LOVE MY WEEDS
 
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Sounds like a plan Janell, what benefits would you list for those "weeds"?  Sheep sorrel is a common weed here that's edible.
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