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pots below the culinary patch

Half a Hundred Herbs – the culinary patch

The new herbs are in – sage, rosemary, oregano, thyme, winter savory and lemon thyme. They are too small to make much impact yet, but they seem to be settling in well, and the current good weather is certainly helping. The chives are flourishing, lemon balm is coming through, and the sorrel plants are beginning…
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April 9, 2015 0

Half a Hundred Herbs – chamomile cuttings

The chamomile lawn looks like this just now, a little bit battered, and very small. But considering it was only one plant when I got it, I don’t feel too bad about it. There are tulips coming through, and some madonna lilies, which apparently like to have their roots shaded, so I hope they will…
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March 19, 2015 0

Half a Hundred Herbs – Sowing the Seeds

  The cloud has come down and it feels bitter outside, although the frost has gone. But on Tuesday, the sun was shining and I took the first photos. The garden is beginning to wake up and put on colour. The crocuses are out under the rowan tree,           and the…
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March 12, 2015 0