Tuesday, April 14, 2015

An Herb Wreath & Watermelon Salad

The herbs are all blooming in the garden! I wanted to make an herb wreath this spring…using fresh herbs. I’ve had a few favorite herb wreaths pinned to my Garden Pinterest Board for a while…and finally had a chance to make one while Amy from Tennessee was here :)

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So, we gathered these herbs: sage, rosemary, and Spanish lavender. Then we added some silver mound…which isn’t an herb, but made for a pretty addition.

Herbs 1

 We used the smallest available grapevine wreath, which I already had on hand. We used some twine, floral tape, and floral pins.

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We gathered the bundles of each herb, twisted the ends with floral tape, and attached each bundle with the pins.

Sage first.

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Rosemary next, then lavender.

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And last, we added silver mound.

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There are so many uses for fresh herbs…a wreath is just one. And when it’s dried, we can still use the herbs.

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I also wanted to share this Watermelon Feta Salad with you. It’s delicious.

Watermelon salad 1

This salad makes a fabulous side dish with any dinner! You’ll love it! I found the recipe in the book Bread & Wine, by Shauna Niequist. You can find the recipe HERE.

Watermelon salad 2

I hope you are having a fabulous week! Let me know if you try making the herb wreath, or the salad. I’d love to see how it turns out for you :)



Tina said...

What a great wreath idea and I bet it smells wonderful. yummy looking salad. feta in just about anything is a fave. Thanks for sharing, T

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