How to get the most out of your gardening experience is no longer the responsibility of a garden technician, and instead a lot of gardeners have started creating their own recipes, starting with herbs and vegetables that are safe for kids and people with allergies.

There are plenty of resources out there for learning how to grow herbs, including the USDA website.

The gardeners we talked to said that some of their favorites were the minty green herbs such as basil, oregano, basil bud and mint, as well as the citrusy basil, thyme and lemon.

Some also love the fragrant red and yellow herbs, such as thyme, lemon and rosemary.

And for those who love the spicy flavor of herbs such a rosemary or thyme plant, you might want to check out the Essential Herbs website.

We asked some of the top gardeners for some tips on growing herbs that you can incorporate into your own recipes.

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