Choosing Herbs for your Herb Garden

  

Here are some suggestions for some easy culinary herbs to grow.
Remember, there are hundreds of herbs to choose from, especially if
you consider all the varieties of mint, basil, and thyme out there!
Easy annual herbs:

Parsley (yes, we know it
isn't REALLY an annual.)
Basil
Dill
Marjoram
Tarragon

Rosemary
Lemon verbena
Chamomile (will reseed itself)
Scented Geraniums
Pineapple Sage
Fennel

Easy perennial herbs:

Chive
Garlic chive
Catmint (nepeta)
Lovage

Common or garden sage
Thyme
Sorrel
Hyssop

And a few that are tricky!

Herbs that spread (sometimes invasive)
Mint
Bee Balm (monarda)
St Johns wort
Anise Hyssop
Valerian

Perennial herbs that can be challenging
to winter in cold zones:

lavender
lemon balm
sage (older plants)

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