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Herbs: A Series of Helpful Fact Sheets

Borage in bloom

Borage in bloom. Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

Herbs are popular plants for many reasons. They are fun to grow and eat, and are attractive in the landscape. We have developed a series of fact sheets that will help you select, grow, and use common herbs. Click on the links below to download the fact sheets.

Herbs: Flavor and Health Enhancers

Herbs: Growing and Use

Herbs: Selection and Planting

Want to learn more about what to grow in your edible garden and your landscape each month? Look no further than the Your Polk Yard 12 Month Guide and Journal!

For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Polk County at (863) 519-1041 or visit us online at http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/polk.  The Plant Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm to answer your gardening and landscaping questions. The Plant Clinic is currently closed to walk-in visitors, but give us a call, or email us at polkmg@ifas.ufl.edu.

If you are not in Polk County, Contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic..

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Florida. The program extends the vision of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, all the while protecting and sustaining natural resources and environmental systems, enhancing the development of human resources, and improving the quality of human life through the development of knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and making that knowledge accessible.

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