Herb Gardening, The Meaning of Herbs

The Meaning of Herbs  These are the meaning of a few of the more popular herbs. Herbs have a long history of use and are mentioned in many ancient writings. They are also one of the easier gardens to set up and maintain.

Basil———-Love or Hate
Bay————Victory or reward
Basil———-Love or Hate
Bay————Victory or reward
Borage———Courage
Burnet——Merry Heart
Calendula——Grief
Caraway——–Retention
Chamomile—–Patience
Fennel———Praise
Horehound——Health
Lavender——-Acknowledgement
Lemon Balm—–Sociability, Sympathy
Lemon Verbena–Delicacy of feelings
Marjoram——-Happiness
Mints———-Virtue, wisdom
Rosemary——-Rememberance
Rue————Distain
Sage———–Esteem, Long Life
Tansy———-Hostility
Thyme———-Activity, Bravery
Wormwood——-Absence, Displeasure
Yarrow———To sooth a headache

Try growing a few herbs this year. They make great container gardens and look good mixed in vegetables and flowers.

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