Friday, March 26, 2010
The Herb Garden, Coffee, Chocolate and Waiting for the Orioles to Arrive
By mid morning I was ready to start work on the herb garden, but oh so many books to browse through! First up was coffee with a piece of Trader Joe's Mocha Crunch Chocolate, which delayed my start for about an hour.
Around 11:30 I was ready to begin. Newly purchased seeds and plants. German Thyme, English Thyme, Variegated Sage and Purple Sage, more French Lavender and two new Chamomile plants.
Already in the garden are Variegated Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Chives, Marjoram, Greek Oregano, Mexican Oregano, Catnip and Parsley. On either side of the compost bags are two Rosemary plants; the one on the top right that you can barely see is about 25 years old.
Nutmeg scented geranium in lower center front of photo. Nice to use in sugars and jellies.
Lots of yellow Iris for a border and a couple of climbing roses to the right in back of the bird bath. I still need to find a nice arbor for these two plants, which will go across the pathway toward the house.
Then...I heard a familiar chatter in the tree, hmmmm could it be...already