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Herbs and Sprouting Seeds

Learn more about herbs and sprouting seeds with our thorough plant guide that shows you when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Fennel (<em>Foeniculum vulgare</em>)

Elegant and airy, fennel comes in green and bronze forms and may reach 6 feet tall. It is a good-looking perennial in ornamental borders, where its aniseed-flavored leaves, and later its seeds, can be harvested as required.
Sow: Early to late spring
Harvest: Late spring to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

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