One of my favorite must have herbs (I am supposed to be
telling you about my absolute favorite, but I actually have two – you’ll have
to wait to see what the second one is!) is Tagetes lucida also known as Mexican
Mint Marigold, Texas Tarragon, or Sweetscented Marigold. Visually, this is a
beautifully shaped plant growing 3- 4’ tall and wide. It is a nice glossy green
herbaceous perennial that is hardy to 7b (although we might have to replant
after our extra-cold winter this year, but I...