The Importance of Herbs

Herbs serve many useful purposes. Besides enhancing the flavors of dishes and providing vitamins and minerals, borders of perennial provide habitat for spiders and beneficial insects. When the flower, they attract hordes of bees which then pollinate flowering fruit trees and vegetables.


The rosemary is now blooming and the oregano is growing vigorously. Not far behind are parsley, marjoram, and lavender. Soon, delicate sweet annie will be scenting the entire garden with its fragrance.

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