What's a weed?

"A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows" -Greenville Master Gardener's Newsletter.

"Any plant whose virtues have not been discovered" - Emerson

"A plant that grows where it's not wanted" - a convential wisdom, as listed on Wikipedia

"Any plant that is not valued by the human society" - National Park Service

"A plant out of place" - Diane Relf, Extension Specialist

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great! I find whenever I weed, I seed and some see a weed in my garden where I don't see a weed. I enjoy reading about the weeds that drive me crazy.