Going back to my roots with eccentric and exciting mints. We begin with my favorite, red-stemmed peppermint. As detailed a few posts ago, one prone to bugs, but possessing of the most delightful scent. He was potted up in a favorite pot of mine, from a sale a while back. But what of my earlier … Continue reading March madness? No- Mint madness!
So I found a really weird weed that looks like a geranium. One of the cranes-bill ones. Then I found another. So I picked them roots and all. Probably just a weed. Looks good in a pot though. This was kind of my mood. Put a weed or two in a pot and hope it's … Continue reading Captain’s Log: February 20th 2019
It's time for an intervention. A mint-ervention, if you will. Look. The Moroccan mint is just a mess, and it's all my fault. It's just not mint tea weather, so I haven't been picking as much as I should. (Never got the hang of iced tea I'm afraid) The Chocolate peppermint's problems are not my … Continue reading Mint rehab
I got a few interesting herbs at work a few days ago, but due to the heat wave I had to wait to plant them. They just sat on my work table which is slightly under the overhang of the back of the house so they didn't get scorched. You will note the second tarragon. … Continue reading Mid-June planting and sowing