Gallery: 5 Ordinary Plants With Extraordinary Abilities

Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder, and this concept is rarely more true than in reference to so-called weeds: some of the most important and useful species on the planet. A weed is simply something that grows better than whatever we are trying to grow. That said, if we look at them for all their potential benefits – as food, medicine and agents of ecological regeneration, among others – weeds cease to be foes in the garden and instead become welcome allies.

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  1. csimmo21 September 17, 2014 at 12:03 am

    This is a step in the right direction! Help feed some of the homeless even! I’m going to try all five. I know there are more lets keep sharing with everyone and maybe change how we look at plants all together!

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