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So far I've planted dill, sweet basil, large leaf basil, thyme, sage, rosemary, parsley, Italian oregano, and cilantro. I'm also thinking of planting tarragon & chives.

 

Am I missing any worth considering? I see where mint is recommended when I google "popular herbs" but I can't remember cooking a recipe that called for it.

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So far I've planted dill, sweet basil, large leaf basil, thyme, sage, rosemary, parsley, Italian oregano, and cilantro. I'm also thinking of planting tarragon & chives.

Am I missing any worth considering? I see where mint is recommended when I google "popular herbs" but I can't remember cooking a recipe that called for it.

That's basically what I have planted. Of course don't forget your different peppers. Not exactly an herb but used a lot in cooking.

Those would cover it for me...although lemongrass may be nice as well.

Lemongrass, I'll have to try and find some. I can always squeeze something else in.

Charles - Prometheus 16.5", Cassiopeia 19" TT

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I don't see Mint on your list. Depend on the type of cooking you do but some cuisines use it a lot.

I wasn't going mint but then a guy at work brought me a large mint plant that was taking over. We popped it in the ground and will have to see what happens.

Charles - Prometheus 16.5", Cassiopeia 19" TT

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Thanks everyone, I'll try the mint, bay laurel & lemon grass. I saw some rhubarb at Lowes, I think I'll see how that does as well, it only takes 2 stalks to do a pie.

 

If I recall correctly, you can't use the first harvest of rhubarb, and it grows big! Good luck!

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I don't see Mint on your list. Depend on the type of cooking you do but some cuisines use it a lot. 

If you plant mint, do it in a separate pot as it is very aggressive.  And it doesn't take much but I would recommend it for sure.

 

 

 

 

I was going to post this same advice. Trust me mint will take over your whole garden. Ask me how I know  ;-)

 

I till my garden every year and it still comes back from the dead. One more thing, Cilantro will die off after it gets so big. You have to keep planting it throughout the season if you want more. Its a one and done kinda thing. 

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