Stinging nettle is a great addition to your garden because it is packed with nutrition for a major health boost. This is a great plant for families looking to add more nutrition to their diets and can be used anywhere you use spinach.
Clover is an edible nitrogen fixer that can improve your soil and makes a great addition to summer salads. Clover flowers make a great homemade jelly. Clover can even make a great low maintenance ground cover that spreads quickly.
Dandelions are commonly seen as a weed, but to many peoples surprise dandelions actually make a great addition to any garden. Growing in the main part of your yard allows you to take advantage of these volunteer plants.
Chickweed also makes a great addition to your garden. Avoid allowing chickweed to go to seed. Chickweed is packed with vitamins A, D and B. Chickweed provides a healthy dose of minerals like iron, calcium, and potassium.
Plantain is a edible leafy green that has many health & nutrition benefits, making it a great addition to your backyard garden. This backyard weed is high in calcium and vitamins A, C, and K. Remove the spines and serve the leaves and stems as part of your summer salad.