Weeds – The Blessing of Imperfections

We are in the midst of winter, and we do not yet know how our lawns and gardens will fare in the coming months. But we can be certain that dandelions, crab grass, and their brethren will be a part of our spring, summer, and fall. They challenge us and they vex us, but they also benefit us. What can we learn from these persistent, oft-loathed, (and yet sometimes beloved) plants?