The Q&A Archives: Gift idea -- Herb Gardening

Question: My mother-in-law (who lives in Hickory, NC, Burke County) is interested in beginning to raise herbs. She is an experienced gardener, but has never done anything with herbs. What would be a good gift idea to help her get started?

Answer: Burpee carries some very nice herb packages for the novice and experienced gardener. They offer many herbs (plants and seed) individually, but also in packages such as Perennial Herbs (30 plants, three each of ten varieties), mint collection, basil collection, etc. You can reach Burpee at 1-800-888-1447 or visit the website at

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