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They are the joie de vivre of the culinary kitchen and the ultimate multi-taskers when it comes to good looks, good taste, and usefulness in the garden.


and displayed like glistening jewels or hung from the rafters like fine art. Jams, jellies, dried flowers, dried herbs, flavored vinegars, dried and canned fruit, pickles of every sort and vegetables of every kind provided a lavish bounty all year long. The food she prepared was always a delight — as she believed that presentation was equally as important as taste.


I have been able to pass on to my own daughter some of the things that my grandmother taught me about plant cul- tivation and the use of herbs as a compli- ment to the garden and in the kitchen. All of this brings me to the main subject of this article, which is the transformation of your garden from mundane to sublime, with the practical addition of herbs and edible flowers to your landscape and gar- den. The finest cuisine in the world relies on the freshest of ingredients—including herbs. They are the joie de vivre of the culinary kitchen and the ultimate multi- taskers when it comes to good looks, good taste, and usefulness in the garden.


Adding Quality to Your Palette and Your Life—


As we lead busier and busier lives, we often find that we have less and less time to tend our gardens or find pleasure in them. Culinary herbs are one of the most rewarding, lowest maintenance and least expensive ways to transform your patio, kitchen and your life. They are easy keep- ers and the ultimate low maintenance plants. Whether the area you have to work with is large or small, several acres or a patio, herbs can enhance your surroundings with a variety of textures, scents, colors, habits and tastes that will give you the biggest bang for your buck. With so many benefits, herbs are notoriously easy to propagate and grow. Give them the right kind of soil, tend them on occasion and they will graciously reward you in ways you never anticipated. The companion planting of herbs among roses, fruiting vines, fruit trees, flowers and in the vegetable garden can have a


Everything in her garden, seemed so thoughtfully placed, from the boxwood wall that surrounded a portion of her garden, to the well placed pergolas and hedges that provided architectural interest. As form always follows function, in architectural endeavors, these features also helped to collect and retain the scent of flowers and herbs as they co-mingled on a warm summer day, at the edge of dusk or in the early morning hours. My grandmother’s pantry room was as lovely as the garden itself, for it was here that the fruit of her labor was preserved


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