Basil

Name: *Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Description: *annual *popular culinary herb *a good fly and mosquito repellent *my favorite thing to eat!! :) Parts Used: *Leaves, preferably fresh Position: *full sun *well-drained…

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Stevia

Name: *Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) Description: *a perennial in subtropic regions, but an annual everywhere else *this plant is gaining popularity because it is at least 300 times sweeter than sugar,…

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Lemon Verbena

Name: *Lemon Verbena (Aloysia triphylla) Description: *a perennial shrub/bush *best in zones 8-11 *popular for tea makers for its' lemon flavor Parts Used: *leaves and flowers, both fresh or dried…

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Lovage

Name: *Lovage (Levisticum officinale) Description: *hardy perennial plant, can grow up to 6 feet tall *best in zones 5-8 *closely related to both angelica and celery *dies down in the…

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