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 Friday, July 20th, 2018

February 7, 2009

Plant a Garden on Your Windowsill

Spring is far off but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a bit of greenery now.

As long as you have a sunny window and a handy watering can, herbs will thrive.

For Color:
Lavender is not only fragrant but it also produces brilliant purple flowers in the spring, perfect for walkway borders.

For Scent:
Lemon balm and rosemary top the list of fragrant herbs with the latter lasting year round. Lemon balm’s subtle lemony scent is best for container gardening where you can place it close to outdoor dining areas where your family can enjoy it. Rosemary for the that herb chicken in the winter, and moved just outside the front doorway in May where simply brushing up against it releases that wonderful woodsy scent. Thyme, wintergreen, and chamomile make terrific ground covers in the Summer, spreading scented joy in the cracks in the patio but can be started in the kitchen now.

And the best thing about growing herbs is the more they are pinched off for cooking the happy and fuller they will be.

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