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05/21/2010 03:37 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

9 Herbs To Spice Up Your Garden (PHOTOS)

Mankind has been cultivating herbs for centuries, using them for both culinary and medicinal purposes. Most herbs repel pests and are considered a nice, easy project for beginning gardeners. They are a great addition to your garden, or you can start a separate herb garden. And they usually grow well indoors against a nicely lit window if you don't have the outdoor space!

From sprucing up the look and smell of the area, to adding delicious flavors to meals and improving health--there is no reason to not start growing your own herbs. Here are 9 herbs that will be perfect for your garden. Vote for your favorite!

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