Windowbox Wonders
Gift / Grow

Windowbox Wonders

Getting a windowbox set up is easy. You need: A container. This could be a traditional windowbox or you could opt for something a bit quirkier. I like to match the plant to the container, for example growing camomile in a vintage teapot; strawberries in large; stemmed glass bowls; salad in a salad bowl; or mint in … Continue reading

Eat / Gift / Grow

Preserve the herbs

  Another great link courtesy of HomeGrownEdible, explaining how to preserve herbs by making mint jelly (which seems different from mint sauce based on the recipe, given that the standard mint sauce recipe is just mint, sugar and vinegar), herb butters and horseradish sauce. Useful if your herb garden runneth over, and the presentation idea … Continue reading