Living the Country Life

Weed Content

Don't kill it, eat it
Purslane is a common weed that grows just about anywhere, from fertile garden soil to between the cracks in the sidewalk. The stems lay flat on the ground as they radiate from a single taproot. Mats...
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Two years ago, a pretty yellow plant infested one of our alfalfa fields. We called it mustard, but it wasn't mustard. The sheep refused to eat any part of it. We dug up that field last fall and...
Hand tools can help To the uninitiated, gardening seems a genteel pursuit, nothing more than people puttering about peacefully among the pretty flowers, tempting veggies, or fragrant herbs....