Lemongrass is new to my herb garden this year. I planted it in a pot, due to space, and because I did not want it to spread too quickly, like my lemon balm did.
It was time to cut some leaves, and dry them for tea making. I love to add this to our summer iced teas with spearmint too.
My comfrey, mullein, peppermint and calendula looks great too, but my newly planted spearmint seeds are not sprouting just yet.
And just so you know.....housework is not slacking this week. I had a long to-do list yesterday, and weeding the garden was left off of it on purpose.
replant some zinnia seeds
feed and water dogs
touch up the paint on one kitchen drawer
take down dry herbs, cut more herbs
start weeding the herb garden (looking terrible)
The list was never finished of course, nor did I write down all of it here. And Hubby pulled in the driveway about 5:30pm with an enormous load of mulch in his truck. Needless to say, the laundry was taken down very late.
We dealt with about half of the truck full, and will deal with the rest after today's rain/storms pass through. Once the zinnias and gladiolus bloom, we'll have more color in there. There are mums in there for fall color too.
Now, today, after I tackle more of the list I can sit on the porch and actually relax while looking at my beautifully weeded flower beds.
Here is a snippet of one end of the herb garden, ha ha! If you look close enough, you can see the rosemary and the lemon balm. That's next, after it rains.
On a different note, I have to admit, I miss being able to take Sadie outside when I take laundry out. She knew the "L" word very well, and jumped at the chance to join me. Sigh....missing her. She'd run after a stick in the yard and run around and play with Jesse with it.
And speaking of "missing" I am still going through days where I miss my Aunt terribly.