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I Want to Plant An Herb Garden

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    YES!!

    I have finally started my little herb garden...I am growing sage, rosemary, lemon balm, and lavender....can't wait to see my first little sprouts!!...I think I will grow some mugwort next.
    SoftLady19 SoftLady19 18-21, F Apr 5, 2013

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    Parsley, Chives, Rosemary And Thyme

    These are the herbs I have that so far survived the winter,but are all in fairly small pots. I have been reading about how great parsley is for you, and intend to grow a lot more this year. I hope to move to a place where I can actually plant in the ground. If not, it will have...
    ultimatereality ultimatereality 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Taragon

    I have a nice little herb garden growing in pots on my deck.  I like to make my own herb flavored vinegars.  Taragon is my favorite but I make one with sage, basil, and majoram for use with spaghetti and salad.  To make a vinegar you put the herbs in a container then poor a...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    Window Box

    When I had a garden I always grew hebs but now I live in a first floor flat and cannot do that.However I do grow herbs on the window sill and have a fine collection of 10 differnt herbs at the moment Its very good for cooking.
    Fulke Fulke 70+, M Apr 22, 2011

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    Mint!

    As much as I like other herbs, such as rosemary, basil, thyme, etc. my favorite is mint. Yes, I know it has a vicious habit of taking over herb gardens, but I can't bring myself to mind too much. Mint tea is my favorite and I have wonderful memories of going outside to...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 3 Responses May 9, 2009

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    My First Herb!

    I just planted my first herb!  I bought a nice fragrant rosemary plant and put it in a big pot on my porch this afternoon.  It smells wonderful.  I'm hoping it will be a cute little "tree" by Christmas. Next is going to be mint.  And there is a...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 4 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Starting Small

    This spring I'm starting small, but I'm starting!  I started reading about herbs and gathering books on the subject this past year.   I live in an apartment, but I have a patio and I'm going to do a container garden with a few interesting herbs.   I'm...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 9 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Blue Black Thumb

    No, I can't grow anything! I've tried and tried, but I only kill things. I would love to grow an herb garden. I use herbs for all sorts of things including their medicinal and magickal properties. I am great at drying them, but I really wish I could grow them too.
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Sep 9, 2012

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    Rosemary, rue, hyssop, borage, thyme, sage, parsley, chamomile, lovage, catmint, watermint, marshmallow, wormwood, lavender . . . they will all come again this year
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    weeding out the brick path in my herb garden, swapping a few plants around. My lazy old black and white cat lounged in the shade. I replanted the hyssop and split up some of the...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'd been wanting to plant flowers for a while and finally did yesterday afternoon before coming on EP! I've always loved having flowers around the house. I've even been known to...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Its such a renewal process. Watching the seasons change and the gardens come to life! The crocus, hyacinth, daffodils and narcissus are are blooming and it make me smile to see the...
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm excited that it finally stopped snowing and I can rebuild my balcony garden. Most of the plants I had last year died, including--for various reasons--the ones I tried to bring...
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    and find I also use gardening if I feel upset or annoyed, muttering to the plants seems to help!
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    It's time. The weather is starting to warm up and I'm ready to dig in. Time to turn the soil. Get ready to plant. I can't wait to play in the dirt!
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    Yesterday, Just after the sun went down . I picked up my pen & note pad & took a coffee out into the garden , Where sat cross legged on the grass & waited Patiently to speak to the...
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    Basically, I want to have a date with Christian in the rain. In the gardens of Woodward Park. I love gardens, and I know he likes them as well. Rain just makes everything so much...
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    i like to walk up to plants and sniff the leaves deeply because i am breathing in its oxygen...
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    I have figs, rhubarb, raspberries, apples, strawberries and maybe blackcurrants this year . . . The garden never takes more than it gives <3
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    Godiva has a wonderful English cottage garden and always works au natural when the sun is out.
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    Nature feels indifferent toward us.But we still need nature. The wind is blowing like there will be storm after this. I'm sitting in the garden front of my house. The cloud...
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