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Monday, May 30, 2016

My Little Herb Garden

As the weather warms up, many of us are thinking about planting flowers or vegetables. Are you planting?  I don't plant many vegetables except for tomatoes, but I do like my herbs. 
Eclectic Red Barn: Herb garden on the deck, includes basil

Do you like fresh herbs? I love being able to go outside and get fresh herbs to cook with.
It seems as though some of the herbs last for years while others have a much shorter life span. I have had my rosemary and chive plants for years now, while parsley and basil only seem to last for a year. We don't have cold weather here in southern Florida, so that's not the problem. It's probably me!

I have a great place on my deck for my herb garden.  It is right outside my great room; it is protected from the afternoon sun, which can be pretty hot this time of year. 

Eclectic Red Barn: My Little Herb Garden on the deck

I planted some basil, parsley, cilantro, and rosemary and thyme. I added some decorative pieces to the arrangement. 

Eclectic Red Barn: Herb Garden plant on vintage scale
I love using this old scale to give some height inside this vintage blue enamel pan.

Eclectic Red Barn: Herb Garden with cilantro and thyme

What are your favorite herbs to plant? 
Eclectic Red Barn: Planting a herb garden outside

These blue and green metal pails are so cute and what a find at 25 cents each. They didn't look like this when I bought them, but I will save that for another post.
Eclectic Red Barn: Planting herbs in painted metal pails

I love the wrought iron. When my neighbor moved, I got it for $5. It is so heavy and even folds up. 

Well, my herb garden is ready for the summer and cooking. Have you planted anything yet? I would love to hear about your gardens.

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