Balcony Herb Garden

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I love cooking and using fresh herbs, but hate having to buy them each week at the grocery store and risking them going bad before I have time to use them.  I really wanted my own herb garden, but being in an apartment with only a small balcony makes that a bit more tricky.  One day while browsing Pinterest I saw the solution to my problem pinned from Home Stories A2Z, and I decided to create a stacked pot sculpture to use as my apartment balcony herb garden.

Herb Garden

Being that we only had 6 pots, I started thinking about the herbs we use most commonly and doing research on what would grow best in our area.  I decided to go with Basil, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, Chives and Cilantro.  Here is a little bit on info about growing each of these herbs in Northern California and the reasons why we picked each of them. Continue reading »

Painted Herb Garden Pots

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It was sure starting to feel like spring, with temperatures in the high 60’s and low 70’s last week!  I decided I would get a jump start on my apartment balcony herb garden by getting my pots ready.  It is still too early to plant my herb garden I think, but once spring is here I’ll be ready!  I keep joking with Alex that if I make the pots super cute, maybe this time I will keep the herb garden alive for more than a month :)

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