6 Unusual Herbs to Plant in Your Spring Garden

I am because I cannot wait to plant my herb garden! These 6 herbs are fragrant and exotic; they can transport you to another place. Hyssop evokes the Mediterranean, and chervil will remind you of Paris. Lemon basil and chocolate mint will entice you with their super fragrant leaves. Savor the fresh flavor of Mexico with fresh epazote, or go on a journey to Ireland when you smell your caraway plants.
Chervil grows in a clay planter. (Photo: fred_b/Flickr)
Caraway is technically a fruit! (Photo: liveandfeel.com)
Can you smell this chocolate mint? (Photo: Jade Craven/Flickr)
Epazote is delicious in beans and stews. (Photo: Vegan Feast Catering/Flickr)
Hyssop grows wild in the Mediterranean and Middle East.
Lemon basil must be smelled to be believed. (Photo: boboroshi/Flickr)

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  • Sondra A Sondra A on Feb 18, 2013
    Well, I have a couple of these in my yard, but the others sound really good too. Will have to find a spot for them as well.
  • Cyndi Neumann Cyndi Neumann on Mar 25, 2015
    I am going to have to look for the Carraway and Hyssop seeds, looks awesome! I have many of the mints and love all of them, I also got some orange mint last year, I hope it returns. Smiles, Cyndi