CINCO DE MAYO HERB GARDEN
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your favorite recipes. This herb combination will give you great flavor for spicy dishes. Best of all these herbs will keep going and give you a great flavor profile all throughout the summer.
Cilantro ‘Santo’ - the unmistakable strong, sharp scent and taste that is a staple ingredient in salsa and other Mexican dishes. A member of the carrot family, Cilantro Santo grows slow and steady. Cilantro is not fussy about soil; just plant it in any full sun site.
Oregano Hot and Spicy - these flavorful leaves make a great addition to Mexican dishes. Plants form a rounded mound with multiple trailing stems. The leaves boast a traditional oregano flavor—but with greater pungency. Plants thrive in any soil that’s well-drained, as long as it’s not constantly moist. Grow in full sun to part shade.
Mexican Mint Marigold – This herb has an anise like flavor making it a great substitute for French tarragon. With a Sweet licorice flavor it will add depth to salads and main dishes. It will grow all spring and summer before it produces many yellow, single marigold-like blossoms.