by Valerie Cheers Brown

King James Bible
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Palatable or edible plants are surrounding us, particularly in your yards. We’re not discussing the undeniable natural product trees, vegetable plants, or even blooms. We’re discussing weeds, obviously! There is a wide range of sorts of weeds that are both palatable and nutritious. Read up and on to find out about only a couple that you may discover in your back or front yards.

Palatable Weeds

A few weeds that can be expended to a limited extent incorporate Burdock Root and Sheep’s Sorrel, in which just the leaves ought to be devoured. You can likewise eat the leaves and bases of Chicory and Wild Garlic.

Chickweed is a typical weed that tends to invade plants. Presently, rather than murdering it, you can eat it; the youthful shoots and delicate tips of youthful shoots are protected and heavenly. The leaves of Creeping Charlie can likewise be taken and utilized as a part of a tea.

The same number of know, the roots, leaves, and blooms of Dandelions can likewise be eaten and are quite great in a plate of mixed greens. The leaves and seeds of Pigweed, Plantain, and Purslane are protected to be eaten.

Youthful leaves of Nettle, Garlic Mustard, and Violets can likewise be eaten; on the off chance that you eat Nettles, make sure to cook the leaves completely. Little Bittercress (otherwise called Shotweed) can be devoured completely, while you can eat only the stems and leaves of Lambs Quarters.

Have you ever noticed how every spring different flowers appear in our yards?  I have been walking and watching and it just amazes me how each year with no seeds even bought and grown, different flowers pop up everywhere.  God is truly amazing isn’t he?

Identifying and Caring

Take the time to watch what Mother Nature provides for us and take the time to find out just what is growing in your yard.  We know that we must be very careful for what we eat even if it is store bought but when eating from outdoors we must remember the chemicals which are abundant in the air and also if you spray or use pesticides how they are also harmful to our health and environment.

When you know which weeds you have in your garden and which ones are eatable, make certain to pay consideration on which parts of the plant ought to or ought not be expended. As specified over, a few weeds should be cooked while others can be eaten crude. A few blooms of weeds can be eaten, while for others just the leaves or seeds can be expended. Make sure to do all the vital research first.

Additionally, please remember nature of these weeds. In the event that you anticipate eating some of these weeds, don’t shower them with any chemicals! Pay consideration on the sort of soil that they are developing in and if there might be anything in it that is destructive to people; likewise observe what blooms, plants, or weeds might be developing close them. Obviously, make sure to completely wash anything from your garden that you plan to eat.

I just find it totally amazing how many plants we consider to be bad for our yards are actually good for our body and for eating. Some can even be used for medicinal use if we take the time to research and not be afraid of trying things out with our ownselves.

Common Sense Warning

Similarly as with anything you eat, you ought to ensure you really realize what it is! Make certain to legitimately distinguish any plant you mean to eat by utilizing field books and setting them up as required (if important). Kindly don’t accept that all plants or weeds are palatable (edible). Indeed, you can physically bite all of them, yet a large portion of them can likewise be harmful to you. So before you begin chomping on weeds, ensure you have 100% appropriately distinguished them.

The Punishment of Mankind
Genesis 3:…17Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life. 18“Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field; 19By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return.”…


Check out these recipes for dandelions which grow vastly all around us and please let’s not be afraid of trying God’s food and heal thyself.

5 Dandelion Greens Recipes for Salad & More




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