Last week I spent my last day of spring break planting my herb garden. I have never planted anything before so we will see if I have a green thumb or not. Many times at the grocery store, I spend so much money on fresh herbs for one recipe. I do try and find things to make that will use similar ingredients, but sometimes it is not in the cards. So I thought I would make the investment and buy some supplies for my own little garden. I also love the idea of being able to go out my back door and snip off just the amount of herbs I need.
I went to my local Home Depot and first got some advice from one of the workers there. I told them my plan and goal for my garden, then they steered me in the right direction. I had my eyes on these gorgeous colorful pots, but they were a tad over my budget. Instead I opted for two window boxes. I bought some organic soil and bought the plants. I chose the herbs that I tend to use the most when cooking. Here is a list of what I planted:
The herbs already smell incredible and I can’t wait to use them in dishes that I linked above, plus many more recipes I have yet to try We will see if Blair and I pursue our idea of planting some tomatoes in the backyard as well. We just need a free weekend to dedicate to which these days we don’t seem to have many. Are you planting anything this spring season?
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