Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Growing Herbs


Courtesy of Mike Heath

Parsley nearly ready to begin harvesting.

Herbs play a major role in our lives. Probably more than we realize because we take them for granted. Most of our familiarity with herbs is through food. We use herbs to flavor foods and many identify with foods from particular regions, like basil, thyme and rosemary identify with Mediterranean foods. Cilantro is used in a number of Mexican dishes. Although most herbs are grown in the Mediterranean region there are herbs grown throughout the world.

Many herbs will grow here in Laramie County but most end up being annuals since they aren't cold hardy. There are a few perennials, like mint, t...

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