Blog of an Ancient Gardener
Gardening tips plus observations about retirement life and what’s happening beyond the garden gate.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Damrosch: Don’t Hoe Weeds—Eat Them
Why slave away weeding your garden when you can eat many of those weeds?
In her “A Cook’s Garden” column in today’s Washington Post, Barbara Damrosch lists common weeds that—with a little oil and some seasonings—make for good, tasty eating.
“Growing right under everyone’s noses, all over the world,” Damrosch writes, “are plants that are powerhouses of nutrients, often superior to the cultivated greens that farmers are paid to grow.”
To read Damrosch’s article,
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