gameThis simple game tests your gardening knowledge by identifying five plants shown in photos from a list of possible names. Photos of each plant are accompaned by a clue describing the type of plant or its broad characteristics. To play the game you identify the plant in the photo by selecting the correct name and clicking on the button next to it. Each time you play the game you only have one chance to identify the correct answer for each of the five plants. If you don’t get all of them correct the first time just click the “Let me try again” button located below the game board and try again. If you would like more information about these five plants see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.

Photos Plant Names (Select the correct name and click the button)

1. Piny flavor mixes especially well with pork; the ancients believed it improved memory.

Terragon(Artemesia dracunculus)

Rosemary (Rosmarius officinalis)

Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Saffron (Crocus sativus)

2. Fabulous with tomatoes and made into pesto.

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Salad Burnet (Poterium sanguisorba)

Basil (Ocinum basilicum)

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

3. A natural breath sweetner so eat it after a garlicky dish.

Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

St. John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Bay (Laurus nobilis)

4. Often used in baked potato mixed with sour cream.

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)

Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)

Hops (Humulus lupulus)

5. Especially good with roast lamb.

Sage (Sativa officinalis)

Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris)

Majoram (Origanum majorana)

Spearmint (Mentha spieata)

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By Chuck

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  1. Karen,
    I enjoyed your pictures of Hong Kong very much. Your brother Ashley wrote me that you had a wonderful time on your adventure, and your pictures certainly tell me he was speaking the truth . . .
    Blessings . . .

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