Having fresh herbs growing in your garden looks fantastic and they are easy to grow too. What's more, fresh herbs have more flavour than dried herbs and can be…
How to Make Mint Extract
homemade peppermint extract - something I've been meaning to do for a long time. I've got a bunch of vanilla extract almost done - this is next!
5 Dos and Don'ts for Planting Herbs - Western Garden Centers
Number 5 on @WesternGardens3 list of Dos and Don't for Planting Herbs is finding a pot that has enough room for excess water to drain. Southern Patio's line of Resin Newbury Planters range in size from 6" - 20" and include drain holes in the bottom. The poly-resin construction of the Newbury planter series provides a sturdy product that is also light weight and UV protected. http://www.southernpatio.com/products/newbury/ns1208bk-12-newbury-self-watering-poly-planter-black/
Lavendula stoechas Papillon - French Lavender Pedunculata. Compact bushy shrub with aromatic grey-green leaves and broad spikes of fragrant dark purple flowers topped by purple flags. This gorgeous French lavender makes a neat, compact edging for a sunny path or border. In frost-prone areas, grow in a container and overwinter in a cool greenhouse or conservatory.
Thyme of Provence. As the name suggests, commonly in the mediteranean garden and used for cooking. Dark green upright, bushy foliage with pink flowers. Ideal for herb gardens, pots, paths, rockeries and raised beds or borders. Thymes of different foliage and flowering colour should be mixed to produced a variable, colourful mat through the year.