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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 2, 2009
6:25 PM

Post #6898097

You say Erb, I say it Herrrrr-b!

Toe-mAt-TOE, TOE maaaah toe! As the old song goes!! LOL!

All about herbs here please! Do you floral design with them? Do you have a pizza garden? Do you do it in pots? Just what is it do you do with yer HERRRRBS! Aaaaah the fine essence of herbs, their oils, their cookery... ok, show us those herbs!

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 3, 2009
10:47 AM

Post #6900773

I always wanted the Scarborough Fair herbs in my garden & now I have
parsley, sage, rosemary & thyme...
I love my thyme, have pizza, common, silver, orange, & lemon thyme - although for some reason the lemon is struggling - I have tried & failed to grow it before.
Yet the other varieties are thriving.
I also have Hot & Spicy oreganum & Golden oreganum.
That is a lovely decorative herb.
I pulled my sage out as it was spreading too much Mum gave me Purple Sage & cuttings of Pineapple sage.
I have a couple of different types of mint but they are all form cuttings so noids.

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plantgeek88
Louisville, KY

August 3, 2009
11:29 AM

Post #6900845

Love me some pinnaple sage. I don't have too many herbs, just a big container of Ditany of Crete with Puerto Rican Oregano, both strictly ornamental.
terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

August 3, 2009
3:08 PM

Post #6901574


Love your little herbs planters Blossom. Thanks for a new thread!
Dalfyre your herbs looks healthy, you've got a great collection! I would like to grow some Golden Oregano, such a nice decorative plant too.
My herbs are all quite small, I planted them all this year.
Mint, Sage, Thyme, Corriander,Parsley, Oregano, Chives,Basil planted in boxes with pot marigolds and begonias.
I've been cutting them and making mixed herb ice cubes with them so far.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 3, 2009
5:16 PM

Post #6902077

Well, gang, lets see those herbs!!

Here is my tricolor sage again. I noticed this morning where I took cuttings off of it to try to start new plants, the momma plant has taken on some more color. Before she was just looking two toned and now has some purple showing up in her leaves. Here is before the purple!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 3, 2009
7:49 PM

Post #6902718

Here is the purple coming on! You can see it in the stems and in the new leaves!

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 3, 2009
9:15 PM

Post #6903081

nice tri colour sage.
I grew coriander but nobody here liked it so I let it go to seed & that was the end of it.
Shame because it grew really well here.
I would love some English lavender, but can't think where I would put it.
Maybe one of the new mini varieties...
I have French lavender which is pretty in flower & a nice grey green foliage.
it is a really old bush & I got too carried away pruning it so it looks like a sadly twisted standard now.
I had to tie it to the terrace railing to keep it from falling over since it is a bit top heavy.
If I didn't like it so much I would rip it out.
I could fit another rose or real lavender in the space it takes up.
It did look nice with a stray poppy growing up through it & the roses & allyssum...

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terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

August 4, 2009
12:16 AM

Post #6903733


Nice healthy sage Blossom , do you make sage and onion stuffing?
Pretty lavender Dalfyre.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
1:11 AM

Post #6903968

Thanks terri!.

Here is my golden sage. It is different than the tri-color. It is like a lime green on a darker green very pretty. I dont use sage...but like it n ornamental. Maybe I will preserve some for someone later. I also have just the regular green sage!

I almost got some parsley seeds today. But since I dont like parsely I did not buy them but then I was sorry because my lasagna recipe does call for parsely so I think in the future I will try growing it fresh.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
1:36 AM

Post #6904085

and here is my green sage.

I tried rosemary and thyme. Dint have any luck with them!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
1:58 AM

Post #6904187

Here is my pineapple mint. I dont know if this is also what is called pineapple sage... I think mine gets lil red flowers.

I have two kinds of oregano, one has white flowers and the other purple.. have no clue as to what they are, they invaded my garden from nextdoor...will have to take a pic of the one oregano.



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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
2:21 AM

Post #6904311

Here is the one oregano. (Both look like this until they flower!!)

I sure wish I could grow lavender. I dont really even have good luck with that in pots!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
2:23 AM

Post #6904319

Applemint

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
2:26 AM

Post #6904333

Chocolate mint

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
3:28 AM

Post #6904641

Varigated gingermint

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2009
7:06 PM

Post #6906723

better pic of pineapple herb

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terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

August 4, 2009
11:28 PM

Post #6907708


You've got such a great variety there Blossom! Does chocolate mint smell like chocolate? What would one make with it darling?? LOL! Fresh parsley is much nicer than dried Blossom, you might like it!
I haven't been to my allotment for a couple of days (thats where my herbs live). Next time I go, will take some close up
pictures.
The mint was flowering, wasn't really sure when to cut it and I don't like mint all that much!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
1:42 AM

Post #6908291

Hi terri, ooooh yeah, chocolate mint smells just like the real thing. I think its just one of those for the nose darling. Its aroma therapy without any calories!! I have mine in a hanging basket now and it is looking marvelous. I will have to take a new shot of it tomorrow to show you!

I also have chives and spearmint. There is catmint growing wild in our woods.

I will dry the chives. I dont do anything with the spearmint or catnip. The spearmint is invasive and has taken a huge lot in my flowerbed. I hanf fern leaf tansy. It too has become invasive or must really like where I have it. I need to yank some of that monstor out! It is lovely in the leaves and has some pretty yello flowers, but mine hardly bloooms. I have no clue what you do with tansy other than make flwoer arrangements of its blooms

Will have to get the camera out tomorrow and show you these.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 5, 2009
7:43 AM

Post #6909302

I forgot that I have chives, they are just starting to come up now.
I did have garlic chives in a pot for several year but they turned up their toes - I tried putting them into the garden but don't think they have survived.
Will have to buy some I think, they are pretty with the white flowers & taste good too.

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terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

August 5, 2009
2:06 PM

Post #6909916


I don't think I've neard of tansy! Will be interesting to see what the flowers look like.
I don't know what type of mint that is in the teapot!
How do you dry your chives, hanging up or spread out or what?
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
6:04 PM

Post #6910823

LOL! Terri, those are the flowers of the rattlesnake master.. I guess I need to take a better pic of them, they are blurry, so sorry!


Heres my chocolate mint, this is the best ever I have done with it. I hope I can winter it indoors.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
7:38 PM

Post #6911174

My varigated ginger mint in a hanger! Its doing well. First time I tried it. Dont know what its used for other than aroma! And a pretty hanger!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
8:09 PM

Post #6911305

The spearmint patch...

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
8:42 PM

Post #6911421

Monarda...ick, though, mine appears to have a case of powdery mildew..

This one people make teas Never tried that though..

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
8:51 PM

Post #6911447

My chives. These are onion. they just went to seed not to long ago so the pot will be loaded next season. I will probably have to divide it this fall though. Does anyone have any secrets to getting them to grow? Like what kind of fertilizer?

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2009
8:58 PM

Post #6911463

Here is a better pic of my golden sage. The color is more true to the real thing

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ellesgh
Humansville, MO

August 18, 2009
8:00 PM

Post #6961701

hi all
i finlly made it here
we are on dail up
and went the thread get to long i can not get it
elle
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 18, 2009
8:25 PM

Post #6961800

Is it time to make an HERRRB 2? Do we hear a second on the motion...?
terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

August 19, 2009
1:18 AM

Post #6962714


http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1028020/

Hi elle, were you looking for the cafe? we have moved to 24 cyber St ..

Your herbs are looking good Blossom!


BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 19, 2009
1:52 AM

Post #6962830

Thanks terri. Ok, great we got the new link to 24. I will try to work on a new Herrrb link tomorrow.

Have a grand time on your holiday!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 19, 2009
12:21 PM

Post #6964042

Ok, well, I actually did not get a second motion on the making of a new herb thread so I will table that for the moment! SO, hows everyones herbs doing?
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 19, 2009
9:26 PM

Post #6965843

mine are looking good - except the lemon thyme...
it is in the same bed as a thriving common thyme & silver thyme.
The only difference is that the lemon is a cutting from my Mum & the others were cheap box store babies.
All my other thyme varieties it has been easy to grow cuttings off those original babies.
I have pizza, orange & silver thyme in among the flowers in various garden beds.
Those cuttings are thriving.
So I have to wonder if lemon thyme is just a delicate beast or if it likes different conditions to the rest?
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 19, 2009
10:33 PM

Post #6966018

DOnt really know dalfyre, I have not had much luck with thymes at all! Do sho pics ok! I have never heard of a few you mention!

I just took some cuttings off my chocolatemint. Hope they start.

I am going to try to do the varigated gingermint too.

The chocomint is in this cutting lasagna pic! LOL!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 19, 2009
10:42 PM

Post #6966039

Elle, let us klnow when we should start a new thread... we dont want to lose you!
ellesgh
Humansville, MO

August 20, 2009
2:21 PM

Post #6968215

hi all
ok will do that
elle
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 20, 2009
2:52 PM

Post #6968328

So how are you today? We got a nice rain, but had a few power outages in the process. Thanks for sending those showers cuz we really needed them!

Are you raising any herbs?
ellesgh
Humansville, MO

August 20, 2009
3:54 PM

Post #6968545

hi all
i am ok
yes i got some herb
i got a apple mint and other
elle
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 23, 2009
3:32 AM

Post #6977987

silver thyme

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 23, 2009
3:34 AM

Post #6977995

very sad lemon thyme.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 24, 2009
5:16 PM

Post #6983247

Awww it is soo sad! How does one make it perky, I wonder? Could you try digging a part of it up and put it in a pot. Grow it out in the pot for a bit then try to find another spot in the garden where it might be happier? I cant tell from the pic if it is diseased, buggy or just plumb unhappy with its location. Maybe the soil is not to its likeing or not enough sunor shade? Something is definitely making that poor baby unhappy.

Hereis my flat of chocolate herb.. I got brave and gave the hanging basket a hair cut.

I am debating on starting a flat of the varigatied ginge mint. It needs a whaacking back.. but I dont know if I should go starting the cuttings due to lack of space. I am going to have to see what I can kick out of the GPS5.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

August 25, 2009
7:59 AM

Post #6985638

I am thinking of trying to grow a couple of cuttings from the lemon thyme in pots...
I can try different locations that way & maybe getting a trim to take cuttings will make it bush up a bit.
when you compare it with the silver thyme in that garden it looks terrible.
Mind you the last lot of cuttings I took from it rotted...
I did cut that silver thyme back hard in autumn because it was getting leggy.
It is such a nice colour, silvery from a distance but up close you can see it is variegated.
Most cuttings I took from that have struck & are thriving
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

August 25, 2009
2:57 PM

Post #6986437

I am doing a bunch of cuttings in the GPS5...

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1029096/

Just added daylily cuttings there and the chocolatemint...

Have to get on out there and do some work to start the next project...that reminds me, must gooooo water!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 10, 2009
3:06 AM

Post #7046278

Back from watering. Is anyone raising herbs in the kitchen?

Im starting to bring plants in from outdoors. Just brought my sages in.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
3:18 AM

Post #7090304

whupped this bad hair day chive into submission...here is the before...

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
3:23 AM

Post #7090328

And here is the after. This fella is gonna go on my big butcherblock in the kitchen. I hope the begonias will make it throguh the winter as a house plant.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
3:28 AM

Post #7090342

Then I discovered my tansy was blooming! Its yellow... hmmm is there any other color they come in???

I think my variagated ginger mint either croaked or went dormant.. does anyone know before I toss it out? It looks rather terribble and very dead. Its a first timer for me...

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
4:07 AM

Post #7090465

Does garlic constitute as an herb? I dont know if it does for sure, but I think I am gonna try and grow some. Now is the time to plant it.

I just got some planting instructions from a friend on the, They say take the individual cloves and seperate them.

You need to have a sunny location that is of rich soil and well drained...

plant the cloves, rooted side down in holes 1-2 inches deep and plant each clove about 4 to 6 inches away from each other and space the rows about 1.5 to 2 feet apart.

Next cover with fine soil...they recommended 4-6 inches of mulch in the northern cold climates

The garlic will grow in late fall or early spring and by June should produce a new crop. You can dig the garlic out once the leaves have started to wither.

And then brush off the dirt when the garlic is dug out. Store in a dry place. Do not wash the garlic after digging, just brush the dirt away.

Well that sounds simple enough... now all I have to do is run out and get some garlic!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
6:12 AM

Post #7090728

garlic is great!
I grew heaps of it & made garlic plaits - it stores nicely hanging like that.
I just bought Catnip, Golden Sage & Lemon thyme

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 22, 2009
6:14 AM

Post #7090732

golden sage, I will have to put some next to the purple sage

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 22, 2009
12:59 PM

Post #7091261

I have seen a lot of dazzling cute purpel plants this fall. Little tiny ornamental peppers for one. Boy those are soooo complimentary with the lime green foliage eh!?

Well, I am going to try to start some garlic. I dont use it much at all, but can alwasy finds some other soul to share it with!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 23, 2009
5:52 AM

Post #7094717

Well, anyway, that sounds like a plan.

Heres my tansy again.. seems I am having issues on closeups.. gotta work on my pace better.. owell..

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 24, 2009
8:32 PM

Post #7100485

Got some garlic...I wonder if this stuff would grow in a container? I think I might try some that way. Put it in a nursery can and just leave it outside for the winter.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 25, 2009
2:03 PM

Post #7102790

Well, 86-ed the nursery can idea for the garlic and found an old tire that I am going to fill with dirt and use it sortof as a raised planter for my garlic. Should get plenty of cloves in there to have plenty of bulbs next year. We shall see how this pans out.

Need to bring in a few herbs. Looks like my chocolate mint starters have rooted and they could come indoors now. That should add a lovely aroma to the home.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 26, 2009
9:18 AM

Post #7105731

I will have to look out for chocolate mint...
sounds delicious
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 27, 2009
1:33 AM

Post #7107938

Heres the garlic tire.. just put some dirt in it. Need to soak it good to get the mud pudding to fill the tire level. For speacial touch, the lil tire garden has the beauty ring off our old truck.. now is this getting "redneck" or what?

Eeks, looks like we will have to patch the wall to the shed...! Now thats.. hmm looking tooo toooo redneck. Oh wheres Blue eyes when I need him!

Dalfyre, the chocolate mints aroma is scrumptous! I made some new starters and hopefully I will get them through the winter. The big basket is still outside...hmmm.. there goes another one I should try to bring in.

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
1:41 AM

Post #7107968

I love the colour of this Golden Marjoram, there is Hot & Spicy Oreganum further along as well.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 27, 2009
1:43 AM

Post #7107982

Thaat is beautiful dalfyre! What do you do with those? are they just ornamentals?

Pardon my mess, but I am in the process of planting. Now what did I do with those cloves?
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 27, 2009
2:10 AM

Post #7108077

can be used as you would normal marjoram but I tend to leave it as an ornamental.
The Hot & Spicy Oreganum is well named & a culinary herb.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

September 30, 2009
2:12 PM

Post #7119665

It is very pretty.

Got my tire tidied up and planted the chives today. Ther should be more than enough to share next season if this works for me!

Brought all the herbs I am gonna bring into the house now. There is 2 pots of chives and several chocolate mint. Maybe I will try to plant some basil after Christmas.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

September 30, 2009
7:52 PM

Post #7120693

I am looking at the basil for sale at the Warehouse...
there is still a risk of late frost here but I can tuck them in by the tomatoes in my 'greenhouse' until it warms up properly.
I tried growing basil once & it all died, any hints?
What works for you ^_^
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 1, 2009
12:32 AM

Post #7121636

I have gotten plants of basil before...usually get them in the spring...next year I am gonna try some seed. No hints that I know of...I really have not done too many so I am kindof green at them myself!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

October 1, 2009
8:05 AM

Post #7122606

well I will go ahead & buy some seedlings & see what happens...
Maybe I had sickly plants last time.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 13, 2009
1:55 AM

Post #7163250

Well rats and a half... my tricolor sage and its cutting died. I wonder if it just went dormant or if this is really the end? I brought them into the house and they are my first casualty for the houseplants so far...

Anyone got a clue? I thought the thing was a perenial, but I am not sure.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

October 13, 2009
3:10 AM

Post #7163535

my herbs are coming along

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 13, 2009
3:51 PM

Post #7164783

ooooh dalfyre...oh sooooo jealous! Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

So I guess I need to look up sages to see if they go dormant before I make the error of tossing the tri out to the compost...well, plant search here I come.

My varigated sage and regular sage is still going ok...

Then its back to the GPS6
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 13, 2009
6:44 PM

Post #7165328

Been on the search, could not find a tri-color sage thread in the herb forum so created one...hoping to see what gives!

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1047741/#new

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

October 14, 2009
7:33 PM

Post #7168889

My other sages don't go dormant...but we don't have the kind of winter you get!
I thought I had lost my garlic chives & tossed the soil form their pot onto the garden, imagine my delight to see the chives coming up once spring was here.
I have them transplanted to the herb garden & hopefully they will like it there as much as the regular chives do.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 15, 2009
3:05 AM

Post #7170536

So you think the tri is dormant? I am hoping so.. I hate to chuck it out if its not dead!

That reminds me, I have one more tire to plant with garlic and they are talking snow flying already.. UGH!
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

October 15, 2009
8:48 AM

Post #7171092

I'd leave it in a corner just to wait & see...
you can always chuck it if nothing happens in spring
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 15, 2009
12:13 PM

Post #7171298

I put it in the GH.. its gonna go through the chill of winter here and really soon sine they are talking snow already.. ugh, but what the heck... we shall see.

I best go plant the garlic tire this AM.
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

October 16, 2009
7:15 AM

Post #7174629

brrrr- wrap yourself up warm too, don't be so busy tucking plants in safely that you catch cold!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 16, 2009
2:48 PM

Post #7175350

Thanks!

Have not had a cold in a very very long time! Nearly 8 years... I run in barefeet where some people are putting on sweatshirts! LOL! Why just the other day I was a mowing in my sandles! LOL! Had a sweatshirt on.. but bare feet!

Last year did not turn my full heat on in the house until the middle of December...I doubt this year I will go that long, but depends! We are a little colder now earlier than last year. By then most people up here had spent their first allotment of lp. I did not load my first until then.
Now thats what we call WAAAY DOWN, in the fall!

So whats next on the herb line here?
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 20, 2009
12:29 AM

Post #7188152

My green sage appears to be having a setback.. I wonder if it is gonna go dormant too?
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

October 31, 2009
3:08 AM

Post #7225920

Ok, I think I killed the chives...or have they too gone dormant!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 2, 2009
2:43 PM

Post #7233250

Found some wild chives up on the prairie growing great guns up there! WHohooo! So I will not be chiveless after all.

Ok, was scronging through my seed. Found some sweet basil... do I dare sow it now? I am not sure if I can handle another houseplant...
Is anyone doing it? How are your plants doing this time of year?
dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

November 2, 2009
8:45 PM

Post #7234522

chives do go dormant so don't give up on them...
I had a miraculous come back from 'dead' chives I tossed onto the woodland garden when I emptied the pot they were in.
I have transplanted them into the herb garden now & will know better next time.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2009
3:09 AM

Post #7235875

Well, one by one my pots of this and that are going dormant or dead! LOL!

I noticed my outdoor garlic starting do come...Its not supposed to be diggable until next year. Surely it will winter kill and then come back later again? I never tried garlic before!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2009
5:37 PM

Post #7237502

I dug some new chives to take to the house. So Ima thinking to take the ones in the house out to the greenhouse now for winter storage maybe in a few weeks.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 12, 2009
2:56 PM

Post #7266749

Yup, one of the house chives definetly went dormant. I booted it out to the GPS..

Heres the wild thing I dug up the other day... It does not get the purple ball flowers like the domestics...

Cant wait to taste it!

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 12, 2009
3:47 PM

Post #7266925

Looks like my 2 other house sages are going dormant too... well they did not last long.. Tomorrow its out to the GPS for them.

Almost forgot.. the garlic I planted in the tire, its coming up...got a few small weeds... willpluck them ASAP!

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dalfyre
Christchurch
New Zealand

November 12, 2009
9:10 PM

Post #7267996

I used my lemon thyme to make a pasta dish the other night.
Cooked chicken, onion & mushrooms but it seemed a bit tasteless so tossed in a handful of chopped lemon thyme & YUM!
Once I added the creamy pasta sauce it was just right.
Rest of the family loved it so I can see I will need to take more cuttings to ensure I have lots of lemon thyme for future use.
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

March 9, 2010
8:53 PM

Post #7617595

Well, yano, I took a rubber tub and I covered those garlics and today I removed it and they made it good through the winter! Hope the bulbs do well!

I have a second tire started too! Except its a smaller variety of garlic.

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BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

April 21, 2010
8:20 AM

Post #7723962

HERB ARTICLE.. neat!

To view this article online: http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/news/stories/news5144.html

Growing herbs in containers

Author: Debra Levey Larson
Growing plants can be a great deal of fun, especially if the plants are easy to care for, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

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