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Posted by dom in Plant and Place

31 August 2008

In my herb garden this year: Part one

Imagine an ellipse, and walk (and smell) roughly clockwise

On the steps and windowsills: pots
Creeping Penny Royal Mentha pulegium, Thyme Thymus serpyllum v ar albus, Lavender Old English Lavandula angustifolia, Orange Scented Thyme Thymus fragrantissimus, Wormwood Artemisia absinthium

Around and under the Globe Artichoke: dry bed
Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum, Chives Allium schoenoprasum, Garlic chives Allium nutans, Bergamot Monarda didyma (potted), Yarrow Achillea millefolium (potted), Compact Marjoram Origanum vulgare ‘Compactum’ (potted), Creeping Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis, Purple Sage Salvia officinalis, Winter Savoury Satureia montana, Tangerine Sage Salvia elegans, Curry Plant Helichrysum italicum, Cotton Lavender Santolina chamaecyparissus (potted), Thyme Thymus serpyllum, Broad Leaved Sage Salvia officinalis, Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis (potted), Blackcurrant Sage Salvia microphylla, Marjoram Origanum majorana, Pineapple Sage Salvia elegans, Lavender ‘Purple Emperor’ Lavandula pedunculata ‘Sampaiana’, Thyme ‘Foxley’ Thymus pulegioides ‘Foxley’, Blue Jacobs Ladder Polemonium caeruleum

By the Hollyhock and Passion Fruit arch: leafy bed
Flat leaved Parsely Petroselinum crispum, Ginger Mint Mentha x gracilis ‘Variegata’, Curled Parsely Petroselinum crispum, Spearmint Mentha spicata (potted), Good King Henry Chenopodium bonus-henricus, Coriander Coriandrum sativum, Bergamot Monarda panorama mixed

What’s next to pot up
Sweet Cicely Myrrhis odorata, Musk Mallow Malva moschata, Heartsease Viola tricolor, Pot Marigold Calendula officinalis