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The Herb Garden Sturbridge Massachusetts United States
The Herb Garden
The herb garden at Old Sturbridge in Massachusetts is huge and contains many herbs. Some are culinary (used dried or fresh- such as basil, tarragon, or chamomile), some are medicinal ( for upset stomach and the like), and others are household ( such as dye plants).

The lavender plants were very large and healthy looking. There are many uses, I was told, for Lavender. Some are: dried lavender is put into sachets to impart a lovely fragrance to the linen closet, lavender is used in perfumes and hand-made soaps, lavender oil is a calming oil. There are many more uses for just this one herb.

The garden was also home to a couple of apple trees that had apples turning red.

The bench was a peaceful place to rest, the gazebo was the herb garden's centerpiece, and the archway with its climbing vines finished off the garden.

I enjoyed the peaceful setting of the herb garden in the village.

Don't miss this spot when visiting Old Sturbridge Village.

Info: www.osv.org
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA
+1 800-733-1830
Wed - Sun 9:30am - 5pm