Weeds can be a headache for those who strive to have a “perfect” garden, yet in reality, many weeds are the best source of food and medicine that's available not just for us – but for our gardens as well. Even for us gardeners, weeds can be very helpful if we know a few basic principl
Weeds are plants that tell us where they want to grow – and there is a reason for this; they know better than we do! Sometimes they get a tad exuberant and they cross the line to become somewhat aggressive; but make no mistake, planet Earth is as much their home as it is ours.
Plants in autumn provide windows of wildcrafting opportunity for the fervent forager. Pickings are getting slim, but depending on where you live, there are still ample opportunities to collect autumn weeds before the frost hits.
Where I live, September brought some amazing temperat