It’s true: there’s nothing quite like a heap of harvested basil, fragrant in the summer sun. But what if you don’t feel like turning over the garden beds again this year? What if you don’t want to carefully sow another flat of near-invisible seeds? And what if you’re ready to throw in the towel on herb gardening altogether? Worry not! These six perennial herbs will cut down on time and backbreaking labor while sacrificing none of the culinary and medicinal benefits these special plants provide.
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