Chickweed flower - Chickweed is multi-functional because its presence decreases insect damage to other plants. This plant has a lot of health benefits and is full of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients.
The whole plant can be eaten raw the whole year long. It would appear to be bitter, but it is not, neither is the milky white sap, which usually is an indicator to stay away, but in this case is good to eat. The bloomed flower buds
Purslane - we call it a weed. This web page brings you purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant. A nutritious edible weed absolutely delicious when mixed with yogurt and garlic!
a treasured high-vitamin edible and medicinal herb. Brought it with me from Queens, set it into the large raised bed at side yard. Haven't taken it out of the planter yet though.