Marsh Mallow

Name: *Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) Description: *Perennial *Height of 3 to 4 feet *Pale pink flowers bloom up the stalk from mid to late summer *highly attractive to butterflies Parts…

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Peppermint

Name: *Peppermint (Mentha spicata piperita) Description: *Perennial *zones 5-9 are best *strew the leaves in cupboards and beds to deter ants and fleas Parts Used: *Leaves, both fresh and dried…

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Rosemary

Name: *Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Description: *evergreen perennial *best in zones 8-11 *many varieties that vary from bushes to hedges, etc. Parts Used: *Leaves, both fresh and dried *Flowering tops, both…

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Calendula

Name: *Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Calendula is part of this beautiful wildflower seed mix. Description: *an annual plant *looks good in ground or in containers, though not a big fan of…

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Catnip

Name: *Catnip (Nepeta cataria) Description: *short-lived perennial *best for zones 4-8 *makes a great garden edging plant *you can easily make cat toys with catnip and some fabric Parts Used:…

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Chervil

Name: *Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) Description: *culinary herb with a flavor between tarragon and parsley *best added to meals just before serving *annual plant Parts Used: *leaves and stems Position: *good…

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Fennel

Name: *Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) Description: *There are both annual and perennial types *Can reach 5 feet tall *Aniseed-type taste Parts Used: *Leaves, flowers, seeds, stems, roots (all parts edible) Position:…

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Gotu kola

Name: *Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) Description: *tropical perennial plant *grows similar to strawberries *best in zone 8 or higher *happy in containers, very pretty in hanging baskets Parts Used: *whole…

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Burdock

Name: *Burdock (Arctium lappa) Description: *Hardy biennial plant *Can grow up to 8 feet tall (usually around 4 feet tall) *Dies down in winter Parts Used: *Roots and seeds *One…

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