In ancient times, all gardens featured a respectable selection of aromatic and edible plants in addition to ornamental plants. In the temples it was essential to grow the plants used for rituals, while those working in medicine needed to have the plants and herbs needed for remedies, and in the kitchen herbs were needed to flavor dishes. While it's no longer essential to own these plants these days, picking up a few leaves for an infusion or to garnish food is a delicious treat. and the best part? It's not complicated at all to create your own herb garden.
The most easy-care scented plants
Mint has digestive properties, it is a magical remedy for relieving gas, nausea and upset stomach. It is very refreshing and has a high iron content, so it can be taken to combat anemia. It is also used to decongest the airways when you have a cold. This plant is biennial, low growing and wide spreading. It can be very invasive, so planting it alone is recommended. Grows in any type of substrate, needs plenty of light and regular watering.
It has anti-inflammatory and digestive properties and has many uses in the kitchen. It's almost impossible to cook Mediterranean recipes without him. This plant is stationary, but being careful to remove the flowers and seeds as soon as they emerge can prolong its lifespan. It tolerates light and shade, but does not tolerate very low temperatures. She needs regular watering as she looks limp at the slightest sign of dryness.
The star of the kitchen. You can use it to flavor stews, roasts, sauces, poultry, meat and pork. You can mix it with butter or cream cheese to create a delicious dip or to flavor potatoes and chicken. Rosemary is very hardy, has a woody trunk and can grow as a meter tall shrub that is very lush when planted in the ground. It can also grow luxuriantly in pots.
It has antiseptic properties but is mainly used for its delicious aroma. It is highly valued in aromatherapy for its relaxing and calming effects. It is said that being near the bed leads to pleasant and gratifying dreams. Lavender teas are not only fragrant, but also ideal for nervous conditions. It tolerates drought well and should be pruned to keep it lush.
Also: Oregano, chamomile, parsley, dill, cilantro and many more