Waterford, CT Historical Society

Terry Wilmot Garden

In front of the Beebe-Phillips house the Thames Garden Club has planted flowers and herbs. Some of the herbs planted are:
1. Tansy (tanaceturm dulgare)­ considered a moth repellent. 


2. Thyme (thymus vulgari) - sauces, gravy, stew, dressing, tea.

3. Sage (salvis officinalis) - culinary meat, fish, cheese, stuffing, squash, breads.

4. Sweet Woodruff (galium odoraturm) - fragrance, beverage, cold fruit drinks, tea, wine.

5. Lemon Balm (melissa officinal) - fragrance, ornamental, lemon scented sachets, potpourris, teas.

6. Chives (allium schoeoprasum) -­ culinary, ornamental.

7. Hollyhocks (alecea rosea) - ornamental, an old fashion flower favorite.

8. Mint Lavage (mentha) - culinary, fruit drinks, lamb, moth repellent.

"Herbs are good companions - To vegetables in the garden - To cooks in the kitchen."