Overgrown herbs must be harvested!: Uses for mint and lemonbalm

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our herbs were getting out of hand, so I harvested today. I trimmed back the lemon balm first and it doesn’t even look like I touched it! Then I harvested mint, thyme, marjoram, stevia, and our three kinds of basil: Thai, sweet, and lemon.

How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Posted by: on Jun 6, 2014 | 11 Comments
“Mary, Mary, quite contrary
How does your garden grow?
With silver bells and cockleshells
And pretty maids all in a row.”

My husband and I finally have our garden up and growing! We have been a little behind this year, partially due to cold weather and partially to travel. Nevertheless, in the true spirit of garden experimentation we have lots of exciting things growing in pots, buckets, and even in the ground.