Spring has Sprung

This year I am starting an herb garden, which is a project that I have been wanting to work on for a long time now. My idea is to grow the herbs out of mason jars so that they are both decorative and mobile.  For this project I have chosen to work with basil, cilantro, oregano, parsley, rosemary and thyme.  This method could also be adapted to work with any other herbs.  Each individual herb is grown out of a separate jar which allows for both accessibility and better climate control for each species.

IMG_2056Because the mason jars do not have any way to drain out excess water they need sand or gravel at the bottom to keep the seeds from being over watered.  This is a play on a dish garden.

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