How to Make a Simple Hanging Herb Garden

For my sister’s birthday I made her a hanging herb garden. She blogs over at My Life Cookbook. Many of her posts are about healthy recipes, so I thought it would be nice to give her some fresh herbs that she can use all summer. Hanging Herb Garden This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click… [Read More]

Make an Inexpensive Herb Garden in a Burlap Sack

Make an inexpensive herb garden in a burlap sack. The perfect portable gift for those who like gardening and cooking. It can be set near a door for easy access, so you can snip what you need quickly, even if it’s raining outside. Today’s theme for Tuesdays in the Garden is Mother’s Day garden-themed gifts… [Read More]

Easy Herbal Harvest Wreath Tutorial

Recently I hosted a live tutorial on how to make this Harvest Wreath, and many people were interested in creating one themselves.  Looking back on the original post, I see that more details would be helpful, so I made a short video to show you some of the detailed steps.  Making a Harvest Wreath   Making… [Read More]

Easy DIY Spice Wreath

Here’s another throw back from my herbal gift shop days. We used to make a lot of wreaths with dried flowers and herbs. Sometimes we would used herbs and spices to hang and display in the kitchen. This DIY spice wreath is pretty easy to make and you can have a lot of fun creating it…. [Read More]

Growing Herbs in a Strawberry Pot

Perhaps you have seen this one before. Growing herbs in a strawberry pot. It makes a great gift. In fact, that’s what I’m going to do with this one. Growing Herbs in a Strawberry Pot   If you like to cook having fresh herbs is a must. Maybe you don’t have space for an herb garden. This project… [Read More]

Cooking with Herbs – Oregano

You might think of pizza or Greek food when you think of oregano. This spicy and slightly fuzzy leaved herb is very easy to grow, adds great flavor to many dishes, and looks pretty in both the garden and, in flower arrangements. Growing Oregano Oregano is native to the Mediterranean and likes hot weather. It’s… [Read More]