Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) isn't just great for attracting pollinators: it's invaluable for treating insect bites and skin rashes.
Animal companions such as rabbits, chinchillas, and degus (as well as guinea pigs and mice) enjoy fresh produce as much as we do. Consider growing some of these tasty treats to share with your little friends.
If you're already seeing signs of spring, do a bit of foraging and make one of the loveliest spring preserves imaginable: violet jelly.
Why am I blathering about all of this?
Quite frankly, to reassure those of you who are struggling with your growing endeavours that even seasoned gardening veterans get frustrated and need to shift direction now and then.
Passionflower is useful in treating anxiety, insomnia, upset stomach (especially related to stress), and high blood pressure.
Give me spring. Give me blustery, moorish mornings with ruffled robin feathers and lost umbrellas. Give me birdsong.