The following appeared in the Farmer John column of the September 27, 2007 Jeffersonian.

HERBS TO DRAW BEES:

Angelica, basil, catnip, dill, fennel, lavender, lemon balm, majorum, oregano, rosemary, sage, summer savory and thyme.

HERBS TO REPEL INSECTS:

Anise, sweet basil, catnip, garlic, cloves, lavenders, mints, parsley, rosemary, savories, and garden thyme.

HERBS USED IN HOME REMEDIES:

Angelica, anise, sweet basil, borage, caraway, catnip, comfrey, coriander, dill, fennel, garlic, lemon balm, sweet majorum, mints, oregano, parsley, rosemary, savories and garden thyme.

POPULAR HERBS FOR TEAS:

Catnip, chamomile, comfrey, lemon balm and the mints (spearmint, peppermint).

HERBS FOR SPICES:

Onions, thyme, garlic, basil, chives, dill, shallots, sage, savory and oregano.

KNOW YOUR HERBS. IDENTIFY AND VERIFY ALL HERBS BEFORE YOU INGEST OR USE.