Aromatic trio, an original gift idea!
Rosemary:it is among the aromatic herbs most used in cooking, on meat and vegetable dishes. It is a very resistant and easy to cultivate evergreen. Its leaves are easily recognizable by their pointed shape and very pleasant aroma. The flowers, which appear in spring, are of colors that vary from white to violet. Rosemary is an aromatic herb that needs little water, in fact it grows very well in Mediterranean areas. Rosemary is also excellent for creating only fragrant hedges!
Silver thyme: The Silver Thyme or "Silver Queen", as well as the classic thyme, is an evergreen and perennial shrub originating in the Mediterranean area. It has an erect stem, woody in the lower part, much branched to form bushes 40-50 cm high. The leaves are small, lanceolate, silver colored and white. The flowers are gathered in lilac spikes. Unlike most other aromatic herbs, the thyme retains its full aroma with drying. In the Middle Ages the ladies embroidered spikes of Timo on the knights' scarves as a good omen for the battles.
Mint: A very famous essence from the past present in many varieties. It comes from many areas of Asia, Africa and Europe. The name derives from the Greek "mintha", then declined in "mentha" by the ancient Romans. It is widely used in the kitchen, to add flavor to many dishes and drinks, but also in the medicinal field it is confirmed, especially as a wound healing agent. In fact its leaves are rich in menthol, an active ingredient that has different properties including the toning, digestive and antiseptic. In Europe mint was widespread even before the '900; in Italy, instead, it arrived only in 1903 thanks to Honore Charles who had a distillery business.
The vase is in gray tin with refined knurling. Both plants do not require much water and therefore do not tolerate stagnation. It is only necessary to make sure that the soil is not completely dry and that they are positioned in a sunny or half-shaded place, taking care to protect them from strong winds.