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Great Gift Idea: Portable Herb Garden

Get crafty and construct this portable herb garden, which includes fresh mint, thyme, parsley, basil, chives and other herbs. To make, plant herbs in a wooden wine crate using organic soil. Make sure to tell the recipient to put the crate in full sun either outdoors or on a windowsill.
*Courtesy of MarthaStewartLiving.com


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Cooking and Growing Fresh Mint

There is no better time than spring to freshen up with mint. Also known as menthe, mint is considered a super plant because it supports a healthy digestive system; by activating the salivary glands, it helps the body to begin…