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Old 04-28-2008, 03:32 PM   #1
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Your favorite herbs?

What is your favorite herb to plant?

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Old 04-28-2008, 03:34 PM   #2
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Guess my favorites would have to be the ones I use most often. I ALWAYS have chives, thyme and rosemary in my garden.
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Guess my favorites would have to be the ones I use most often. I ALWAYS have chives, thyme and rosemary in my garden.
Ditto... plus oregano & cilantro
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My favorites in my garden are marjoram and lavender. But I love them all. Marjoram and lavender are harder to find in the stores than most of the rest.

I also love chervil, but it is very hard to grow, for some reason. Mine just curled up and died last summer. Gonna try it again this year, tho.
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:45 PM   #5
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Gotta go with basil ...
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:46 PM   #6
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thyme....basil....rosemary
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:48 PM   #7
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i do not think I have met an herb I do not like, but if I had to pick one I love the most it would be cilantro.
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:56 PM   #8
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I use flat leaf parsley, thyme and basil on a regular basis. I like having those oregano, rosemary and chive fresh at my disposal. The DW likes cilantro.

We're trying purple basil this year. So far the squirrels love it. I managed to rescue a sprig and brought it indoors to nurse back to health.
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Old 04-28-2008, 04:23 PM   #9
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i do not think I have met an herb I do not like, but if I had to pick one I love the most it would be cilantro.
I love Cilantro it has alot of nostolgia for me as I "discovered" it in college in TX where it was incluided in the Mexican and Vietnamese dishes I never had experienced before. I love all the traditional garden herbs but in addition to cilantro I love to have fresh basil around. experimenting with some new ones this year like anise and savory
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Just one? I'd say basil is my favorite to plant, but I have a lot of perennials that I don't have to plant anymore - rosemary, thyme, sage, oregano, chives, mint, lemon balm; usually parsley re-seeds itself.

I planted purple ruffled basil this year, too, Jeekins. Good luck with yours. The wild critters usually stay out of our yard because of the dog.
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