As the name of my blog indicates, I spend a lot of time thinking about home. Of course, my Heavenly Home is the one that is eternal, so that’s where I need to lay up my treasures, and that’s the one I’m striving for. But in the meantime, I have been given this tiny piece of the here-and-now—this home on the edge of town, this family, this neighborhood—in which to serve Him. And, though this is in the earthly realm, I want the things that happen here to be investments in the Heavenly realm.




Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Herb Garden

If you don't have a green thumb, an herb garden is the garden for you!  Herbs are so friendly and forgiving.  And useful.  I love stepping out of my back door with a pair of kitchen shears, and clipping some rosemary for roasted potatoes or some chives for scrambled eggs or some basil for a Caprese salad. 
 


I also love the pineapple that lives in my herb garden!  It called my name from a back shelf in Target's garden center...the same day that I found the furniture for our new patio...the same furniture that was under budget... which freed up funds so that I could answer the call of the pineapple. 






You gotta love plants that don't mind fending for themselves! 

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  2. I used to have a lovely herb garden in the backyard. It had to go to make room for the vegetable garden 3 years ago. It was the only full sun spot out back. I just received permission to put an herb garden out front. It's terribly hot out there and I know my herbies will love it! I'm inspired by yours and will hopefully get to do it this year. Cory began scraping to repaint the house 2 days before he got another job (he already had 2). Now he has NO time... We're looking for a way to get that project finished! Then I can play!!

    No T.V. for me last night. After my disappearance from society my lovies started coming out of the woodwork. I didn't take phone calls or visits for almost 2 weeks. So, there was a 3 hour visit from my mom, an hour long visit with a friend (she brought flowers :). And then a 2 hour phone call with another friend... I ate my dinner at 8:00 when I finally hung up and then still had dishes... You get the picture.

    Blessings to you, Debbie

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  3. So, first it said that my verification word was incorrect and put this up twice, then I tried to delete one of the comments and it won't do it. So there you go, not only did I write a book. You get 2 copies!!

    :)

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  4. You've got to be kidding, now the first one is gone? I quit!

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