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.
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