These tasty weeds lend new meaning to the idea of an edible landscape.
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Your Free Lunch
If you think everything in your yard that isn't grass must be a nuisance, you're missing out on a free lunch. Those pesky weeds are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and protein, sometimes even more nutritious than what you'll find at the grocery store. Here are some suggestions for finding free munchies in your backyard. Just remember to ID them with a credible source if you’re not plant-savvy—there's even an app for that! Download the Wild Edibles app created by Steve Brill, a botanist who gives edible-plant tours of New York City's Central Park, and get foraging!