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Photo by Kimberley Navabpour; written by Kathleen N. Brenzel

Herb border

Combine thyme, oregano, English lavender, and sage for a gorgeous herb border. Once established, these herbs need only little to moderate watering and occasional fertilizing to look good for most of the year in mild climates.

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