All you need to know about herbs

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    July 7, 2012 — You don’t need a lot of room to grow your own herbs. Mike McGrath discusses herbs for culinary and medicinal use and the herbs that keep insects at bay! Plus your fabulous phone calls!

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    Question of the Week

    I live in one of the most northern zones, only get moderate to light sun and would appreciate a segment about growing herbs for cooking, including exactly which herbs are perennial. On a recent show you mentioned that Lemon Thyme was an annual in the north, but the plant tags I’ve seen say that Thyme is a perennial. (I know that Basil is annual and Mint and Oregano are perennial.) Get the answer »

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