Category Archives: Herbs


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Gardening in Small Spaces

I left my lush, two acre southern gardens and came north to visit my son and daughter-in-law whose garden is a condo patio. Completely different way to think about gardening. When looking online for small space gardening tips, we came … Continue reading

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Planted the Rosemary and Lavender

  Forgot to take more photos, but the starts that I cut of Rosemary and Lavender rooted well and I planted them in the yard today. Five weeks from cutting to planting. Fabulous way to propagate!

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It’s Time to Start Rooting for Spring!

Yup, it’s the time of year when we’ve had just about enough of the cold weather and we’re all cheering for Spring. But, it’s also time to start rooting your cuttings so they’ll be ready to plant in 6-8 weeks. … Continue reading

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Eatin’ from the Garden!

    Only May 1st and this was our garden harvest.   Lettuces, spinach, onions, all the herbs you could want and tons of strawberries! Ummmmmm….

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Regrowth from Last Season!

We had such a mild winter that everything survived. The only herbs that died were the basil and tomatoes (do tomatoes count?). In the garden, besides what I’ve planted, from last year onions and potatoes are already coming up. Here … Continue reading

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Lemongrass, Roman Chamomile and Creeping Thyme

      Today I planted:  Lemongrass         Roman Chamomile         Creeping Thyme     And, oh yeah, another Japanese Maple! A beautiful Fireglow. 6 Lemongrass line the driveway entry.  The Chamomile and Creeping … Continue reading

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Lemon Thyme

I love using lemon thyme, especially in our dinner salads. Such a refreshing lemon flavor!  My kids loved it so much that I dug up 3 plantings for them to take back home when they left. What first attracted me … Continue reading

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Guilford County Cooperative Extension

What a great day!  We went to the Guilford County Cooperative extension and I went crazy!  My vegetable garden is full but I didn’t care!  All those gorgeous plants! I spent $48 and here’s what I got: 5 1-gallon tomatoes … Continue reading

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Parsley through the winter?

Have you ever had parsley live through the winter?  We’re in North Carolina and we had a number of snows this past winter but, here it is! I brought in most of the parsley knowing the cold would kill them … Continue reading

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