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If you could grow just one herb, what would it be? Pick 3 herbs for beginners.


There is no point in growing tomatoes if you don't grow basil. What are the herbs you grow to eat?

 

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I've only started growing garlic in the past few years. Howie, it was a surprise to me how easy it is to grow. We could never limit ourselves to just three, could we? Thank you.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I think those are great choices. I have 4 kinds of mint and it would be hard to give any of them up. Thanks for you advice.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    Are you growing all these now? You can teach us a lot about medicinal herbs. How about a hub?

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    Ah, Carb Diva, I hear you. Thanks for the reality check. If I can help you grow some herbs you would like to grow, please ask.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    Once folks are at your level of expertise, a limit of three is just wrong. sallieannluvslife, are your herbs gown in an herb garden or alongside vegetables and flowers?


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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I add mint to my tea, and use it in some recipes, but never just simple mint tea. I like your pick because it is so versatile. Great Suggestion.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I like your choices. It seems like fresh summer herbs just invite Mediterranean cuisine.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I love parsley. It wouldn't be summer without tabouli. Thank you.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    Those perfect purple chive blooms are the surest sign of spring in my garden. And I love making chive herb vinegar. Thank you.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    I can see sticking to one herb would be a tough decision for you too. I can't even limit myself to one kind of basil. Thank you for your response, fellow herb gardener.

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    Patsy Bell Hobson (Patsybell) 2 years ago

    Great suggestions. Everything tastes better when these herbs are fresh from the garden.