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Wildflowers vs Weeds

In the past several years I have come to embrace the wild wisdom of weeds. A weed is simply a plant growing somewhere that someone doesn't want it to. Weeds are considered a nemesis of gardening and pristine lawn care, but in reality the weeds are really wildflowers. Wildflowers are the unsung heroes of the planet. They are a powerful force that sustains a complex web of interdependent creatures. They don't require watering, fertilizing and they serve as a food source for pollinators. The news of diminishing bee and butterfly populations should cause us concern as a society. Pollinators are essential our food supply nationwide. Wild weeds also provide an excellent source of minerals a

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