I find herb gardens really easy to plan because the plants are mostly green. The flowers are an afterthought. For me, there's no mucking about matching up flower colours. All I have to do is plant the big things in the middle (or back), the little things up front and voila! Beauty ensues.
|Lots and lots of green.|
That pic is of my old herb garden in Thunder Bay. The photo was taken in the first season that it was planted. Most of the plants there I started from seed. It doesn't take long for herbs to fill in and make a lush bed.
Here's the location of my new herb bed.
|What a mess.|
The square bed in the middle is going to get filled in and edged properly. Then it'll be divided up like this;
|I have mad design skills.|
In that bed I'll put all the culinary herbs. I also want beds edging the house like this;
|My brilliance knows no bounds.|
I also have this section nearby but not sure what to do here. Maybe some edible shrubbery?
This is the list of herb seeds I have at the moment. I covet quite a few more from Richters Herbs.
Is there anything you recommend I plant that isn't on my list? I'm in zone 5b.