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Herb Garden Makes Gift Giving Easy

(credit: Phran Novelli)

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - If you need a gift in a hurry, even just to bring to a party, here’s an idea if you grew some herbs this year. If you still have some growing on the windowsill, you can cut some plugs out to replant in a pretty pot.

A pot of mint makes a nice gift alone or with a tin of cocoa or a bottle of rum depending on the beverage your friend might like to mix with the mint. You can also pot up multiple herbs that work well together in a recipe – like oregano and basil for pizza.

If you dried some herbs last summer, you can fill little babyfood jars with them and add a nice label. Or, put seeds you saved in tiny envelopes or wrap them in packets of pretty paper to give to friends who like to garden – or include planting instructions for people who’ve said they want to start planting some stuff.

Gardens really are gifts that keep on growing and giving.

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