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12 Herbs for the Colonial Garden




The Benjamin Powell House garden is laid out in the geometric, four-square style that was common in Colonial America. Click on the IMAGE GALLERY to see even more photos of herbs in Colonial Williamsburg.
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The Benjamin Powell House garden is laid out in the geometric, four-square style that was common in Colonial America. Click on the IMAGE GALLERY to see even more photos of herbs in Colonial Williamsburg.
Photo courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; http://www.history.org/
The Benjamin Powell House garden is laid out in the geometric, four-square style that was common in Colonial America. Click on the IMAGE GALLERY to see even more photos of herbs in Colonial Williamsburg.
Photo courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; http://www.history.org/
The John Blair House Garden at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia shows the living walls and geometric layouts common to Colonial gardens.
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Salvia viridis, commonly known as wild clary, blooms at the Lewis House Garden in Colonial Williamsburg.
Photo courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; http://www.history.org/
The Benjamin Powell House garden is laid out in the geometric, four-square style that was common in Colonial America. Click on the IMAGE GALLERY to see even more photos of herbs in Colonial Williamsburg.
Photo courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; http://www.history.org/
A close-up of Calendula officinalis at the Lewis House Garden in Colonial Williamsburg.
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Salvia viridis, commonly known as wild clary, blooms at the Lewis House Garden in Colonial Williamsburg.
Photo courtesy The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; http://www.history.org/
Sage and rosemary flourish in the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg.
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A single white wild rose can be seen peeking out of the gardens in Colonial Williamsburg.
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Lavender flourishes in the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg.
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Lemon thyme and rosemary flourish outside the Colonial Nursery Garden.
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A beautiful field of flax can be seen in front of the Curtis House at the Colonial Williamsburg gardens.
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Spanish lavender in the Colonial Williamsburg gardens.
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Horseradish, planted outside the The Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg, is a great herb to add to your kitchen garden.
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Wild roses bloom behind Raleigh Tavern Bakery in Colonial Williamsburg.
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Sage and rosemary flourish outside the Wythe House Gardens in Colonial Williamsburg.
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Tansy flourishes in the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg.
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Horseradish flowers bloom in the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg.
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