Gardens Illustrated May 2016 front cover

Herbs for cooks

Gardens Illustrated | April 2016

From spearmint to French tarragon, herb expert Jekka McVicar lists the essential culinary herbs that no gardener cook should be without

lf asked which herb I could not survive without it would be mint, such as spearmint'Tashkent' (Mentha spicata 'Tashkent), for not only does it look great in flower in any border where it can be covered in butterflies and bees, it has many diverse uses in the kitchen.