What is a WEED

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  1. purplepear

    purplepear Junior Member

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    Is it that you do not drink enough beer to develop that famous tummy and jovial countenance?
     
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    Hmmm, you could be on to something there Purplepear.

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    Great topic! I have actually interplanted the following "weeds" among our veggies: dandelion, white clover, buckwheat, chickweed, chicory, and lamb's quarter. They're all great helpers.

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    This is an excellent Australian radio documentary
    https://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2010/07/tsy_20100731.mp3
     
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    I look at weeds as chicken fodder. I'm "weeding" the neighbours front garden beds on our shared driveway. She's happy and I get feed feed. She might not realise it though, but I'm only harvesting, rather than weeding, as I'm leaving the root system in tact so I'll still have new weeds to weed in future.

    So I agree with the rest - what needs to change is not the weed, but your mind
     

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