I've been painting mostly blossoms of various plants that we normally think of as beautiful and desirable for our gardens, but here are quotes that caught my attention.
This definition would mean a weed might be a rose bush if it is growing in a cornfield!
“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
This definition would mean those plants we think of as a nuisance in our gardens may have amazing properties that could help us in some way, or something to write about, or perhaps simply view in an interesting way.
My mind rather enjoys this kind of thought; in someways the above could be a metaphor for experiences in life.