Weeds

Here’s a little something from 2016.

Cultivated plants are preferred to plants that thrive “in the wild”. Hence, gardeners try to eliminate anything they feel does not fit in with their view of the world.

A recent conversation with my mam seemed to pose a dilemma. We were looking through the vegetable beds, eyeing the leeks and broccoli.
“Is that a weed?”, she asked, pointing to what very definitely was a weed.
“I’m not sure”, I replied, knowing full well that it very definitely was a weed.
“I think it is”, said mam, as she plucked it out and dumped it into a bucket.

The full post is HERE.

Pádraig.

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