While an herb garden is an easy way to get started gardening, it is also one of the most healthful type of gardens. It can be any size, from a couple of potted plants on your kitchen window to a patio or balcony filled with colorful containers. Many varieties of herbs are known to be especially hardy, and can thrive in practically all weather conditions.
One of the best reasons to start a herb garden is the innumerable benefits of so many of these plants. Herbs seldom bear fruit or vegetables, but their leaves and flowers can be included in cooking recipes to add spice and flavor or can be turned into healing salves and tinctures.
A few of the common culinary herbs with surprising medicinal benefits include:
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