Herb garden update

My herbs have been growing like weeds this summer. We had a few very wet weeks, followed by lots of sunshine, and I find myself wondering what to do with so much oregano and basil! Really, I’ve never seen basil leaves this large before:

The up-side is that they’re very fragrant, and yummy too!

I fully expected the oregano to spread out (because that’s what it did last year), but this plant is officially larger than last year’s and the summer is only halfway over:

The chives are doing well, too (despite oregano’s best efforts to crowd them out of the pot). I used them in the tomato and cucumber salad I fixed with ribs this weekend, and they added yummy flavor.

So…anybody in need of fresh herbs?

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One thought on “Herb garden update

  1. Hey, thanks for dropping by my blog! I’m jealous of your basil. My lemon basil and sweet basil did really well for about a month, but it seems like once they flower, they stop growing. I wish they would keep growing all summer long.

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