If you’re putting work into a garden, make it work for you! Herb gardens not only liven the look of a home garden, but they produce beautiful flavors you can use right away!
Basil is a fantastic choice for any herb garden: it is both hardy and easy to grow. It’s a staple herb used in many dishes, and it smells beautiful when it’s growing.
Chives produce a purple blossom, and are a lovely addition to any yard. You can chop the stems to add a light onion flavor to dishes, sprinkle them on baked potatoes for a hint of freshness, or add them to soups for a splash of color.
Fennel is a trendy herb, and has soft feathery sprouts, which can add a n alluring softness to any yard or garden. Fennel has a mild anise flavor, and most of the plant can be used in cooking.
Mint is a hardy plant that will grow almost untended; it’s perfect for the time-pressed gardener, as it requires little care and is very difficult to kill. You may want to grow this abundant herb in a pot, to keep it from spreading over the garden.
Rosemary is a pungent herb that goes well with many meals, and is a common complement to poultry. Rosemary is also popular in soaps and lotions; rubbing the leaves gently over your hands will leave them smelling fresh.
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