Weeds—where would we be without them? How you define weeds is intrinsically connected to how you define gardening. For someone whose garden consists of little more than a front lawn, a back lawn and maybe a shrubbery surrounding the house, a weed could be anything higher than grass level that does not flower.
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For example, a perennial garden I helped install on behalf of my neighborhood association consisted of—among other plants—epimedium, brunnera, daylilies (hemerocallis), Russian sage (perovskia) and flowering bulbs. The owner of the empty lot ...
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