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Most of us see weeds as an unwanted scourge on the landscape. But weeds have many uses including being used as a green manure crop, for composting or as a healthy addition to meals. Above left, a path of purslane pops up in the cracks in concrete.
Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Above right, dandelions, long considered a weed, is actually packed with nutritional benefits.
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Growth in gardening: Growing weeds on purpose

I have had a lifetime of gardening experience and in all that time, I only considered weeds in terms of how I could get rid of them. I had looked


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