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. A key ingredient of bearnaise sauce.

Tarragon(Artemesia dracunculus)

Rosemary (Rosmarius officinalis)

Saffron (Crocus sativus)

Caraway (Carum carvi)

2. Lemony, camphor-like, pleasantly bitter taste; espically good in poultry stuffing.

Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

Anise (Pimpinella anisum)

Sage (Saliva officinalis)

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

3. Foliage sepecially good with fish such as salmon.

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum)

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

4. Common ingredient in pizza and tomato sauce.

Oregeno (Origanum vulgare)

Bay (Laurus nobilis)

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Basil (Ocinum basilicum)

5. One of the French fines herbes; used by the ancient Greeks to chase stinging insects out of the house.

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)

Coriander (Coriander sativum)

Thyme (Thymus vulgans)

Lemon Verbena (aloysia ftrphylla)

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By Chuck