All About Fennel

Learn all about fennel in this article, which covers everything from growing fennel to eating it.



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Fennel is a tricky herb to grow, but its edible seeds, leaves and stems make it worth the effort.
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Fennel is a tricky herb to grow, but its edible seeds, leaves and stems make it worth the effort.
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Fennel hung over one's door on Midsummer's Eve "kept witches away."
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Fennel is a tricky herb to grow, but its edible seeds, leaves and stems make it worth the effort.
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Bouquet's of the herb were believed to protect the house from fire.
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Greek athletes ate fennel seeds to avoid getting fat.
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