A Barrel Full of Fresh Herbs
Fresh herbs can turn the simplest recipe into something extraordinary. Whether you sprinkle thyme over grilled fish or chicken, add oregano to summer salads or use basil to enliven pasta, fresh herbs add bright flavors that can only come directly from your garden. And it doesn’t have to be a big garden. Many herbs are perfect for growing in pots. Here’s a recipe for creating a beautiful and bountiful herb garden in a wine or whiskey half-barrel right in your backyard.
Create a house plant container garden
Missing your garden this winter? Try container gardening indoors by tucking several houseplants into the same pot, just like you would do outdoors. If you adapt the same design principles you use outdoors, you can create houseplant combos that look like they were done by a professional.