The Many Uses of Weeds

Did you know that weeds can be useful?  You may have the idea that weeds are just big problems.  If this is your mindset, you may be using herbicides and mowing your lawn when you really don’t need to.  While you probably want to have a garden and lawn that looks nice, it may be time to start thinking a bit differently about weeds.

Weeds are Rehabilitators

Believe it or not, there are some weeds out there that are actually rehabilitators.  While some weeds are definitely a big detriment to the other plants, there are some weeds that can help save your landscape.  One Australian by the name of Peter Andrews has actually been working to use weeds for the purpose of rehabilitation.  This is what he refers to as “natural sequence farming.”