Why I love Oregano in the garden


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This is why I love having oregano in the garden, I interplant oregano in a lot of my beds, Bees everywhere, I literally walk through the oregano brushing up against the bees and they could care less.

 
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We have oregano in our garden, also. It is Mexican Oregano--better able to withstand our heat and drought. I've seen lots of pollinators on it; keep it clipped close to harvest for drying, freezing, or making oregano butter; and take cuttings to root for gardening friends.
Oregano is a great herb for culinary, gardening, and visual uses!
 
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that sounds interesting will check it out. as @SQWIB , you live in the same area I do. so maybe next year will think about it. this years projects are moving lots of too big shrubs to vacant places. then of course the leaves start coming down.
 
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Wow, did not know this----------always glad to learn something. Oregano is a perennial herb with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Here's how to grow oregano plants in your garden—plus, delicious recipes using oregano. Oregano's taste is zesty and strong and is commonly used in Italian dishes. It is a hardy plant and makes for a good ground cove

is it for direct sun? or can it take some shade?
 
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it can take a bit of shade, just be careful you need to stay on top of it as its in the mint family.
 
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don't have a lot of direct sun places. so maybe I had looked at it years ago and ruled it out. what sunny place I have are open for lawn areas etc. will ponder it. thanks .
 
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My oregano comes back year after year, and I have even found it growing in another spot far from where I planted it. I don't mind. I love seeing it. Wish I had as much luck with marjoram.
 

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