I am loving my new herb garden up on my deck!
I think that was a very wise choice I made, to transplant the herbs right outside the kitchen door.
It freed up so much space in my veggie garden, and put the herbs right where I need them.
The chives have their own pots in the corner of the deck.
I think I could make a living selling chives with all the chives I have now!
And the mint (for Mojitos, of course!) is in a separate planter, right next to the kitchen door.
I read recently that mint helps keep ants away.
In the box on the left I have:
And in the box on the right I have:
The only thing I'm missing that I had last year is Chervil. I haven't found any yet.
It's very interesting to learn the medicinal properties of herbs, in addition to the culinary benefits.
If you are interested in learning more about Herbalism, there are some terrific sites out there. A little Google search turns up page after page.
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AnniesRemedy.Com has a great page, where you can click on each herb to see the medicinal properties.
What's planted in your herb garden?