Okay, Iet’s change focus from the ongoing destruction of my flower garden. (SOB)
I’ve had a working herb garden for a few years now. But it needed help. There was a mysterious plant that may or may not have been an herb. I ripped it out. The kids kept trying to eat the lantana. So I moved it to the flower garden. A giant spider was living in the dirt. It’s dead now.
I also reworked the soil. (This is what I should have done every year rather than throwing seedlings in there and wondering why they didn’t last long. ) I’ve got the basics: dill, basil, parsley, mint, sage, oregano, lavender and rosemary. I just added cumin, cilantro, feverfew, salvia and chive seeds. I kept a close eye on Violet as she helped me sew. Last time she planted seeds they ended up like this: