The term ‘Herbs and Spices’ typically describes plants, and parts of plants that are used for the benefit of mankind.
Historically, herbs and spices have always had a very large part to play in many cultures, from the superstitions of warding off bad dreams and evil spirits to bringing good fortune. The ancient art of healing disease and keeping germs at bay is still used today, with new discoveries still being made. Not to mention simple pleasures like the added benefits of superb flavors in daily cooking and of course aiding one’s digestion after an overindulgent feast.
These are extraordinary plants that today, as in the past, are essential in almost all cultures. Their versatility is astounding, ranging from medicinal, culinary, food preserving, cosmetic and as natural remedies in the home and garden.
We encourage you to explore the amazing world of herb gardening, learning how to use them and enjoying the remarkable benefits of your own home grown herbs.
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