Herbal adventures

Herb pot. Photo by Michael Paydos, https://dazedandinfused.wordpress.com

The photo is from the end of June. The neat truth about herbs–most are essentially weeds. Just now 2 weeks later and I have about triple the volume. What we’ve got a brewin’:

  • Basil
  • Thai basil
  • Mint
  • Chive
  • Parsley
  • Cilantro
  • Rosemary
  • Dill

In another pot I have spearmint, thyme, & oregano.

The trick to crowding herbs together to get a lush overgrown pot is to be sure you have a good 18″ of loosened soil. The lets roots grow down down down. It also pays to use a quality potting mix (or good soil mixed with a good amount of compost). Other than that, give them a sunny spot and make sure they get watered every 2-3 days and nature will take its course.

Coming up this week

A month ago I started some hazelnut infused vodka, which is just about ready. We’ve also run out of most of our citrus infusions, so a trip to the organic market in the near future.


About Dazed & Infused

Failed science major turned to creative writing which led to a job as a bartender hack turned mixologist turned book editor turned writer who then went on to the world of International Corporate Communications. This is a bit getting back to his roots--that would be booze & science & rambling.
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