Herbs

So that we can have tasty herbs all winter long I’ve brought in some fresh from the yard. The previous owner of our home must have loved Basil. There is a patch about 3 feet by 5 feet near our raspberry bush. It’s amazing.

There is bit of mint traveling into our back yard from under the fence as well. I have been using it in my cooking ever since I discovered it about 2 months ago.

My tea light monkey is now playing understudy to a drying rack and holding the mint, basil, and some parsley given to me by a friend. In a few days it will all be dry enough to crush and save in my glass jars.

I dug a bunch of both the basil and mint to put in pots on the porch. I have planned to pull and till down all of those old beds but the one my veggies are growing in so that I can plant grass and hopefull put in invisible fence (or get a real fence) for Sherman, our  huge dog. Now I have chamomile, mint and basil in pots. I’m surprised the chamomile is alive since Olivia has tossed the pot into the yard off the deck twice now. I hope she’s past that phase…

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2 Responses to “Herbs”


  1. 1 Rachel October 3, 2007 at 11:56 pm

    We were in this store on our vacation last week and I thought of you. Thought I would share….http://www.roanokeisland.net/endlesspossibilities/endlesspossibilities.htm

  2. 2 devona October 4, 2007 at 1:59 am

    Wow! I would have thought of me in that store, too. It looks awesome!

    I’ll have to remember that the next time I’m down in OBX. Thanks so much for sharing, Rachel.


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