Today’s name is Anna. It’s also the official ”Pepparkakans dag” – the Day of the Gingerbread. ”Pepparkakor” is the most important christmas sweets in Sweden. They’re spicy, sweet and crispy. Herbs and spices are easily grown in the garden – either in borders or in pots. Some of them, like menth and lemon balm, can be rather invasive, so pots are recommended. Other might be sensitive and prefer to be moved into a cold glasshouse during winter. Herbs can really decorative, grown in intricate patterns.