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Edible Herbs Pop Up In Iowa City Planters

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Edible herbs are popping up in planters around Iowa City, Iowa, as a new way to interact and utilize the environment in public spaces.

The planters are specifically packed with a wide variety of plants that can be used for tea-making. Some of the planters even feature actual tea-pots to promote the idea.

Some of the edible plants include lemongrass, rosemary, lavender, passionflower, French thyme, black-eyed Susan, and St. John's wort.

This is the second year the Parks and Recreation Department has put on the program.

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