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22 Nov 2005

Culture, religion & others
This may be the wrong forum but it seems very active.

My husband has been retire due to health problems. He is at home and very bored. He feels useless and demotivated.

I would like him to start a Herb garden as he loves gardening. I ask if those that use herbs for cooking or because its in you religion or ethnic culture, if you could post the names of these herbs.

He is hoping to sell these and make a bit of extra money - plus it will keep him busy and give him purpose in life.

Many thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Funn,y CP Mom, only the cockney's would be likely to say 'erbs, and the rest of the English would include the H --- but even very upper crust Americans always talk of Erbs and Erbal bath salts, etc. Like they eat and Oar-inge, rather than an Orange.
If the project is partly seen as Occupational Therapy, your partner may also enjoy reading the Margaret Roberts books, even though many of the claims made there seem like rumour and hokum to me --- and research the different uses of different herbs. And there's a difference between those that need to be used fresh and those than can be used dried, in terms of growing, harvesting, and marketing.
But my goodness, what a wealth of info from our readers !
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