Located on the south side of PUC’s Fitness Center, the herb garden is available to all members of the campus community.
- Bring scissors to trim herbs with.
- Trim from the top.
- Trim the large leaves and allow the smaller leaves to grow.
- Please be courteous and take only what you will use.
THE GARDEN PROMOTES:
- Dill has antibacterial properties and stomach settling abilities.
- Oregano is extremely high in antioxidants.
- Thyme contains a potent antioxidant.
- Cilantro has disease preventing and health-promoting properties.
- Chives contains potassium, calcium, beta-carotene, folic acid and vitamin K.
- Lemon Balm has chemicals that seem to have a sedative, calming effect.
- Spearmint is used for digestive disorders.
- Tarragon supplies a small amount of iron.
- Longer days help motivate us to get outside, and gardening is a wonderful form of exercise. Digging, bending, and stretching will pay off in greater flexibility and toned muscles.
- Tending, or just visiting an herb garden can do a world of good towards relieving built up stress. The scents in an herb garden delights the senses and revitalizes the soul.