Ah, Spring…

My neighbor Deb is fond of saying, “A weed is just a misunderstood flower” or something like that. My other neighbors must misunderstand this concept, too, because I don’t see them flocking to buy tickets to SCOTT’S DENSE WORLD OF DANDELIONS or CARBONARA’S CLOVER AND CREEPING CHARLIE HAVEN. In fact, when my yard begins to…

The Weed That Wouldn’t Leave…

Early in the spring, I saw a weed in my backyard growing up against the house. I’m not much of a gardener, but I knew that this particular plant didn’t belong in my garden. That entire area of my yard had a thick ring of day lilies. The weed stuck out. But curiosity got the…