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Featuring weekly articles by Ryan Pankau, University of Illinois Horticulture Educator.
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Using Fresh Herbs

Posted by Jenney Hanrahan -

What is it about herbs that the mere word gets our attention? Is it the food connection? When I hear basil, rosemary, tarragon, oregano or thyme delicious images come to mind. Maybe it's aromatherapy? Herbal scented candles, bath salts, potpourri etc. Many gardeners enjoy growing lavender, lemon verbena, mint, bee balm and others merely for the fragrance you get by touching their leaves and flo...

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