Tag Archive: Herb

Grow an Herb Garden!

Herbs are plants that are grown for the special flavor and aroma of their various parts.  They are used mainly to season, enrich, or otherwise improve the taste or smell of certain foods. Since they are not classified as vegetables.  Since their growth habits and cultural requirements are similar, herbs are often included with vegetables in the garden. One …

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Look Out for Black Swallowtail Larvae in the Fall Herb Garden

Second instar, Black Swallowtail larva. Image Credit Matthew orwat   Busily devouring dill and fennel, the lime green, black striped caterpillars in the UF IFAS Extension Washington County Office have quickly become a popular attraction.  It is fortunate that the South’s climate is warm enough to allow for three generations of this species every year. …

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