The New Year begins with hope for health and good fortune – and often a hangover or bellyache from overindulging at holiday parties. For centuries, people have found relief in herbal remedies from the garden.
Belly fat plagues millions of men and women, but some say you can minimize your middle by eating certain foods.
Herbs are a pretty and practical filler for pots. Low growers like oregano and thyme spill over the sides in a lovely way; while higher herbs like basil, mint and rosemary add some structure as taller companions to flowers.
Planting a pot of herbs makes it easier to recreate all kinds of favorite flavors and recipes, since fresh herbs are often best scattered on food as it comes off the grill.