Not only are there different varieties of wood and mushrooms at the yard, but there are also interesting plants to be found. Below are just two recently spotted. Thanks to Nadine for identification and info on uses.
Mullein - leaf and flower teas have been used for hundreds of years to treat respiratory ailments.
Sweet Annie - known by its sweet, lingering fragrance, it has been used in China since the 7th century to treat malaria and fever. Western herbalists use it in the treatment of diarrhea, indigestion and certain bacterial diseases.