Weeds We Like

"But that's a weed!" We're always telling our husband that as we pull up invasive weeds and he tries to make the case for keeping them. But you know what? There are some weeds out there that we actually really like:

Three weeds we like are pictured above: the thistle, "daisy" weed, and Queen Anne's lace.

Are there any weeds you have mercy on when weeding your outdoor space? Is a weed a weed if you want it to grow?

(Images: azadehnemati.com, Skippy's Vegetable Garden, Calendula & Concrete)

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.