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Chenopodium album - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Also known as Lamb's Quarters, Pigweed and Goosefoot, the leaves, young shoots and seeds are edible

Lamb's-quarters are like spinach, except they are healthier, tastier and easier to grow. And other edible weeds.

The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds | LiveScience  --  Edible plants; also, Plantain weed can reduce the pain from a bee sting

The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds

Galium aparine - Cleavers or Lady's Bedstraw - Edible Weed. Sort of like velcro. It sticks and pulls due to small hairs. Leaves can be cooked and the seed pods can be roasted.

Galium aparine - Cleavers - Edible Weeds and Bush Tucker Plant Foods Cleavers is and easy weed to learn to identify, due to the distinctive shape of the leaves growing out from the stems. It has tiny white flowers with four petals

Weed Identification Guide:

Weed Identification Guide

Lamb's-Quarter To 4 feet tall and 18 inches wide Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun or shade Appearance: Scalloped leaves have gray undersides.

The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds

The Five healthiest Backyard weeds: Common dandelion Good for you, Who knew?

12 Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden

12 Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden (Alternative Gardening)

12 Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden - Alternative Energy and Gardning

Identifying wild edibles, parts that are edible, how to prepare them. Great site!

"Why Edible Wild Food? >Food costs are rising >Free, wild food is readily abundant >Wild food adds nutrition to your diet >Wild food can help treat various medical conditions"

Weed Identification Guide Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you identify and control these troublesome pests.

Weed Identification Guide

A LANDSCAPE STYLE TO AVOID: Weed Identification Guide Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you identify and control these troublesome pests.

purslane While considered an obnoxious weed in the United States, purslane can provide much needed vitamins and minerals in a wilderness survival situation. Ghandi actually numbered purslane among his favorite foods. It’s a small plant with smooth fat leaves that have a refreshingly sour taste. Purslane grows from the beginning of summer to the start of fall. You can eat purslane raw or boiled. If you’d like to remove the sour taste, boil the leaves before eating.

Foraging: 52 Wild Plants You Can Eat: Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild.

How to regrow food from scraps: Don't toss those old potatoes or celery scraps. Put them to work and grow a kitchen garden from leftover bits and pieces. #DIY #garden

How to regrow food from scraps

Regrow food from Vegetable scraps Don’t throw those old potatoes or celery scraps grow a kitchen garden from leftovers.

You’ve stepped on it, ignored it, and tried to eradicate it from your lawn. However, this innocuous little weed is one of the most useful medicines on the planet, just begging to be harvested. There are two major types of plantain in BC, Canada: Lance and Broadleaf. Generally, all 200-plus varieti…

Little Weed-Most Useful Medicines. We are talking about the herb, plantain; that is quite often mistaken as a weed. You would have seen in your yard and ignored it. You might have even gone to the extent of eliminating it from your garden.

Have your woodlands been invaded by garlic mustard? As you’re pulling this invasive plant before the seeds set, you might want to try eating some of it. Garlic mustard is high in vitamins A and C.  Europeans used it in salads and as a garlic or onion substitute in recipes.  Find a recipe for garlic mustard pesto and learn more by clicking the photo!

Have your woodlands been invaded by garlic mustard? As you’re pulling this invasive plant before the seeds set, you might want to try eating some of it. Garlic mustard is high in vitamins A and C. Europeans used it in salads and as a garlic or onion subs

Purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant.

Purslane: A Nutritious and Edible Weed

Purslane - we call it a weed. This web page brings you purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant. A nutritious edible weed absolutely delicious when mixed with yogurt and garlic!

Common purslane grows in sidewalk cracks. Surprisingly tasty (lemony), it tops the list of plants w/omega-3 fatty acids, the type of healthy fat found in salmon. Stems, leaves & flowers can be eaten raw in salads or lightly sauteed. Don't confuse it with spurge though (which is thinner & contains milky sap).

The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds

Instead of purchasing a new rosemary plant every year or starting new plants from seeds, try growing your own from stem cuttings. It is easy to take rosemary cuttings from an established mother plant and grow new rosemary plants.

How to Propagate a Rosemary Plant from Stem Cuttings

Learn how to take rosemary cuttings and grow a new rosemary plant in a pot that can be moved outside in summer and indoors in winter.

Creeping Charlie WEEDS

Weed Identification Guide

Creeping Charlie Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: 4 inches tall, several feet wide Where it grows: Shady lawn, landscape, or garden areas Appearance: Groundcover with scalloped leaves and clusters of purple flowers in late spring.