This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

parsely, sage, rosemary and thyme

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These are the herbs I picked from my garden this weekend. Really nice on our grilled winter squash and roast pork dinner.

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14 Comments:

Blogger Susie said...

I have a devil of a time growning rosemary. Any tips?

March 16, 2011 10:26 AM

 
Blogger Megan said...

I'm so unbelievably jealous! I live in Alberta, Canada, so I am not expecting herbs in the garden until about the end of May. I've kept myself going through the winter with a little pot of rosemary growing inside.

March 16, 2011 10:41 AM

 
Blogger Becca's Dirt said...

I think I'm gonna branch and try some herb gardening. I've only grown some basil and parsley. Yours looks so healthy.

March 16, 2011 10:45 AM

 
Blogger cathysue said...

these look great. this will be my first year for planting herbs. i'm anxious and a little scared.

March 16, 2011 11:04 AM

 
Blogger Lynda said...

MMMMMM! I can smell that wonderful handful of herbs clear over here in California: yummmy!

March 16, 2011 11:27 AM

 
Blogger Cher' Shots said...

nothing beats the flavor and scents of fresh herbs! Time for me to get mine started even though there is still snow on the ground.
'hugs from afar'

March 16, 2011 11:40 AM

 
Blogger icebear said...

Makes me wonder if any of my perennial herbs made it under the snow. We still have about 6 inches in the yard right now, but its raining today- i may get to find out soon.
I also have a pot of rosemary on my window sill. I rescued it from the garden in late October.

March 16, 2011 11:43 AM

 
Blogger Dirty Girl Gardening said...

what a perfect and beautiful bundle of herbs... lovely.

March 16, 2011 11:48 AM

 
Blogger Mal's Allotment said...

And don't you understand why they go together in the song when you grow them! At this time of year they must have been lifesavers and such a releif from winter diet boredom.

My rosemary bush is about 15 yrs old now. I will be taking some cuttings and, if they come good, next year the old girl will be uprooted. Good drainage/lots of sand does the trick for rosemary.

March 16, 2011 5:43 PM

 
Anonymous Robert said...

What a great handful of herbs you have there.

March 17, 2011 3:49 PM

 
Blogger Shannon Marie said...

I can't seem to get my rosemary to last thru the winter here in zone 6a. Lucky you! I'm looking forward to my basil most of all. I've been growing my own herbs for eons now and it's nearly impossible to pay $3 for a clamshell of dry browned fresh herbs at the supermarket.

March 17, 2011 4:37 PM

 
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March 18, 2011 11:26 AM

 
Anonymous shalymere said...

very healthy herb you have in there. keep it up.

March 18, 2011 9:36 PM

 
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March 20, 2011 12:43 PM

 

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