Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Herb Pruning

Where did all the rain go? We had the best spring ever! It rained so much, I really never had to water our flower & herb gardens. However, now it’s dry and hot out there!


The hour before it gets dark is not quite as hot…so, I ventured out to prune the herbs. (and any plants that were out-of-control)



When I have all the extra clippings…I usually bring them inside to make little bouquets. This time, I made one big centerpiece.


This one includes, silver mound, pineapple sage, chives, sage, and dusty miller. You may be able to tell, but I do adore the silvery tone plants :)

I arranged the clippings in a large jar a placed it into this vintage bucket. (the bucket is for sale HERE in our ONLINE SHOP)


Of course, my sweet Jovi B had to be a photo bomber :)


And that’s how I use my clippings from pruning the garden :) How about you?

Do you make bouquets out of left-over clippings too?


Have a lovely day my friends! Thanks for visiting my blog :)



Méa Strauß said...

Becky, as simple, as it is, this is true luxury. I love your ideas - and your blog - and THIS DOGGGGGIIIIEE, hahaha, so good, I now have a broad smile on my face.
Thank you for posting, happy greetings from Méa

Sea Cottage said...

I never like to trim my herbs because I feel like they look like they went to the salon and got a bad haircut! So I let them grow and they look wild. I do like your bucket! The silvery herbs are my favorite too.

Anne's Attic - Design said...

Becky your bouquet is amazingly beauitful. Right from the garden is always the best. Jo

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White Lace and Promises said...

Of course I love the pail. Everything in your home looks so refreshing. I'm sure your home smells beautiful now too!

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

We had a summer just like yours...rain, rain and more rain and in the last two weeks hot and dry. Been watering to keep things going. A beautiful bouquet!

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