9 Little-Known Herbs

Herbs are handy tools that can be used by those who enjoy cooking and gardening. Because they are so easy to grow, they are effective ways to enhance your way of living. In this article, there are a wide variety of lesser known herbs that are worth checking out.

The bronze fennel is one popular choice because of its interesting taste and beautiful foliage. It is perfect to top onto pasta salads, Italian sauces and baked vegetables. The lime balm is another popular alternative. Its fragrance smells of mild lime, and it is relatively easy to grow. It is perfect for fruit salads or mixed in with butter and cream cheese spread for bagels and pancakes. A last favorite is the fernleaf dill, which works well with deviled eggs and potato, pasta salads, and more. It is also the perfect addition to pickles.

Check out the article for more interesting and little known herbs.

1. Bronze fennel

FOENICULUM VULGARE ‘RUBRUM’, ZONES 7 TO 10

2. Garlic chives

ALLIUM TUBEROSUM, ZONES 4 TO 9

3. Red-veined sorrel

RUMEX SANGUINEUS VAR. SANGUINEUS, ZONES 4 TO 9

4. Lime balm

MELISSA OFFICINALIS ‘LIME’, ZONES 5 TO 9

5. Dwarf winter savory

SATUREJA MONTANA ‘NANA’, ZONES 5 TO 9

6. Fernleaf dill

ANETHUM GRAVEOLENS ‘FERNLEAF’, ZONES 6 TO 10

7. Vietnamese coriander (Cilantro)

POLYGONUM ODORATUM SYN. PERSICARIA ODORATA, ZONES 10 AND 11

8. Thyme

POLYGONUM ODORATUM SYN. PERSICARIA ODORATA, ZONES 10 AND 11

9. Hot and Spicy oregano

ORIGANUM VULGARE ‘HOT AND SPICY’, ZONES 5 TO 9

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