Lemongrass is a popular cooking herb, commonly seen in many Thai dishes. It is known for its fresh, tasty flavor when added to teas, soups, curries, and more. It has a lemony scent that is said to act as a natural bug repellent. Lemongrass is also a very attractive herb in the garden, forming tall healthy blades of green grass. When growing lemon grass remember that is loves heat, light, and moisture. Plant Lemongrass outside after risk of frost has passed. Plant in a sunny spot in rich, loamy soil. Although Lemongrass can tolerate drought it will flourish when it has consistent moisture. Lemongrass is not cold hardy, but can be dug up and brought inside for overwintering.