For quite some time now, I've been expressing my desire to have an in-loft herb garden, and while out shopping a few weeks back, I happened upon mini herb kits that came inside of mason jars. I had a couple left over from when I started storing herbs for the 303 Face | Body SubtleTEAS herbal tea line, and yesterday morning, (a day after National Gardening Day) I was finally able to plant the seeds.
A few weeks back, I'd gone over to our local gardening store here in the heart of the city, Urban Roots, to check on what sort of seed packets that were available. I decided on Marigold Signet (Lemon/Tangerine Gems), Basil (Sweet Thai), Lavender (English), and English Thyme.
There are so many things I love about our loft, and one of those is the wonderfully tall windows. Although I oftentimes miss having a balcony, I love the amount of light that we get in the loft, rain or shine.. and hope that it will be perfect in helping these awesome little herb...
any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume.
"bundles of dried herbs"
For five years, I've integrated the use of various herbs into 303 Face | Body Bath Teas, foot soaks, and soaps. Within the last year, custom made herbal tea blends have been added to the House of 303, and although a delicious and wonderful addition, my herbs were beginning to overwhelm the storage area dedicated to them, and a need for neat and proper storage was in 911 mode! :)
The House of 303 Fresh Spearmint and the alluring to the eye Blooming Tea.
Proper cute n' old fashioned labeling system.
Bought these darling mini jars at my favorite craft store.
Found the perfect cart for storing all of the herbal contents also. Just the right size, does not take up much space in the loft.
At last! I'm storing my ever-growing stock of herbs in an easy to reach area, and they're appealing to the eye in their cur...