I love growing herbs! Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Voila, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.
Back Yard Hostas - Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated. Love my hostas!
Lavender 'Phenomenal' This hybrid lavender flowers in midsummer, a little later than English types, and has exceptional winter survival. Plants form a mound of silver foliage, above which long spikes of purple-blue flowers wave.