Herbs...Potagers & Spring Gardens
Last week the weather was perfect here for shopping the local farmer's markets for fresh herbs...Since we had a very cool February, my herb pots needed to be replanted...I was able to find every herb you can imagine and planted them in my small herb garden and in an old fruit crate...I also found the herb spoons which I love, to add to the charm of the garden. I have always been fascinated by the kitchen gardens or potagers in Europe. A "potager" is a French term for an ornamental vegetable…
Mixed herbaceous border
Mixed herbaceous border containing Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton', Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland', Cephalaria gigantea, Nepeta and Geraniums, Town Place, late June.
Stepping stone thymes in patio with garden benches in edible landscape | Plant & Flower Stock Photography: GardenPhotos.com
Fragrance garden: Thyme herbs in flower Thymus, in crevices and nooks and crannies of path stepping stones walkway with herbs and lettuce vegetables: rosemary Rosmarinus, Salvia officinalis, Lavandula lavender, dill, kale, patio, Garden benches with pillow cushions in edible landscape
Mixed herbaceous border
Mixed herbaceous border containing Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C. Buxton', Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland', Nepeta, Achillea, Clematis viticella 'Étoile Violette', Buddleia and clipped Box balls, Town Place, late June.
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