Parsley is a very commonly grown herb, used mainly as a garnish and to make delicious parsley sauce. But it is also an excellent ingredient for flavouring savoury dishes, making flavoured butter and stuffings and is very rich in vitamin C.
The two distinct types of parsley, flat and curly. Flat parsley has a strong, distinctive flavor that cooks prefer, while curly parsley's claim to fame is that it is pretty on the plate. Parsley is a biennial herb that lives for two years and then sets seeds and dies. Over its lifetime, you can harvest an abundance of parsley from a single pot by taking only as much as you need at one time.