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Lemon Verbena or Lemon Balm?

September 2, 2014

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Which do you prefer? I usually grow both in containers. Read my earlier musings on lemon verbena here. Then enjoy this short blog post from growveg.com, Lemon Balm or Lemon Verbena?

Feeling blue? Squeeze a lemon. Research has shown that the lemon scent has a positive effect on mood, whether or not you expect it to. While not all of us can or want to grow citrus, the good news is that we don’t have to if we want to enjoy that lemony boost. Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) and Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citriodora) are two of our loveliest scented herbs with uses in and out of the kitchen. Read more

Scenes from the Late Summer Garden

Brooklyn Grange Farm