So did this famous song have anything to do with these Herb’s? Did any of the song’s from the 60’s have anything to do with whatever?, maybe a different type of Herb? Anyway, I grow just small amounts of Parsley, Sage, Rosemary,Thyme, Oregano, Cilantro, Parsley, Chives and Lavender. They are so easy to grow with not much care,even in this Desert, that is what always stopped me before. I mix the herb’s with some flowers and misc. plants to add some character.
☝This is my little Herb Garden. I grow them in Container’s in my courtyard, and a few in my window sill in the laundry room.☞
A couple of growing tips that I learned was clipping regularly, but no more than 1/3 of the herb at a time. If not using the herb right away store in one of your “cute little glass jars that you save” in some water in the frig. They will last for days and you can set them out and enjoy.
☜Here I used Rosemary, Mint, Sage and Lantana’s. I think it made a cute little Bouquet for your table, especially if you are using those Herb’s in your dinner that night. Your Husband may not get it, but you will and if you have guests over your Girlfriends will get it for sure.
With the Tulips I mixed Cilantro, Rosemary and Mint, besides giving it a little UMP, it also added a little fragrance☞
☜I learned to make this Rosemary Salt & its yum on everything since I am a Rosemary Lover extra YUM on Roasted Chicken. Put a few Rosemary Springs in a jar with Kosher Salt cover and let set for a good week, WOW it smells so good.I just pull out the dried leaves as I come to them.
Infused Olive Oil is an easy and a special oil to make and give as gifts.
This is my Rosemary Bush that grows like a weed out side, it is a poplar Landscape Plant here in the Desert.☞
Here is something to fix fast with your fresh herbs.
Italian Salsa Verde
A savory accomplishment on grilled chicken or fish. Get a generous handful of delicate herbs,such as chives, parsley and tarragon, chop them and place in a bowl. Add the zest of half a lemon, a squeeze of lemon juice, and a spoonful of capers. Stir in extra-virgin olive oil until the mixture can be spooned or drizzled, season with salt & pepper. Another variation to serve with steak, add stronger herbs like Rosemary,Thyme or Oregano to the Chives and Parsley and use red-wine vinegar or balsamic instead of the lemon juice and zest. It does not need to be precise on amounts, just to taste.
I wrote a lot about this subject, must be a favorite of mine. I think I will write more about this later. Let me know what you do special with your herbs.I used Organic potting soil from Lowe’s and an organic spray when they got those little white bugs. As my kid’s say “Don’t Panic its Organic”.