Herbs beyond the typical

Growing herbs can be fun, rewarding, and a taste sensation. Tammy Algood discusses herbs that are easy to grow, and worthy of a spot in the garden.

Plants Featured in this Clip

LEVISTICUM officinale (Lovage, mountain celery)
RUMEX acetosa (common sorrel)
ALOYSIA citriodora (lemon verbena)
SANGUISORBA minor (salad burnet)
ARMORACIA rusticana (horseradish)

Gardener Extras

  1. Sorrel can be used in salads, stir-fries, marinades, soups, and casseroles.
  2. Horseradish is in the Brassica plant family along with broccoli, cabbage and kale. Harvest in a month ending in R, after a hard frost has occurred.
  3. The Herb Society of Nashville proudly maintains two public gardens, one at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens and another at Centennial Park.

Tammy Algood

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