Creating a herb raised bed

sign with words 'construct, cultivate, create'

A raised bed was built and filled with compost for the first experiment on creating a herb bed.

from September 2015

a woman pointing to a man - they are both smiling. Another man is behind them with a wheelbarrow.
with Michael and Pat, Meantime Nursery staff, setting the idea of raised bed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rough wooden table with a couple of small plants and a blue wheelbarrow
bed about to be the height of this table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A raised bed was made with wooden joined up boxes on three sides. They were underlined with black heavy duty plastic sheets and filled with compost .

November 2015

raised wooden bed on three sides with plastic cover
raised bed

March 2016

trowel in compost under plant roots
planting herbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

trailing rosemary with reddish sage
trailing rosemary with sage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

young chives
chives

 

rosemary
rosemary
fennel
fennel
silver thyme
silver thyme
apple mint and lemon balm with green tags
apple mint and lemon balm
2 red sages
red sage
spearmint
spearmint
chamomile
chamomile
hyssop
hyssop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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