Saturday, June 8, 2013

Herbs and a Potting Bench

My garden space is limited so I had to be creative about planting my herbs this year. I chose to mount them on the dead space where the garage wall meets our back deck. It is a space that needs to be used functionally and beautifully because it is highly visible and a focal point from the house and back yard. 


I chose to grow chives, cilantro, basil, rosemary, sweet mint and chocolate mint. They are all doing very well. 


For my potting table I used an old chippy table that I found at the flea market. My mom found me the great rusty stool to pair with the table. 


Now I can start potting!

Thanks for checking in. 

12 comments:

  1. This is a really nice idea! I love the look and your potting table is just perfect. I did a double take when I read chocolate mint! I never knew there was such a thing!

    XO,
    Jane

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  2. LOVE that potting bench! The color is just gorgeous!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

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  3. Love the table - and the stool!
    Kim @ Curtain Queen

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  4. I LOVE your idea of using your wall for a herb garden...PERFECT...
    Love your potting bench, too.....and....I have a little stool just like your that I painted and added my hubby's old football jersey number...:))

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  5. Oh...I love all of this. What a perfect potting bench!

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  6. love this! the colors and simplicity!
    enjoy!

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  7. I featured this today on Mod Mix Monday at ModVintageLife!

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  8. that is a great idea ad that bench is pretty awesome!

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  9. Great idea to hang your herbs on the wall! Lovin' that rusty stool! Thanks for sharing this at the Summer Inspiration Decor party!

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  10. Love your chippy table. Fabulous color!!
    Mary Alice

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  11. This is gorgeous! Featuring it today on my Friday Favorites post :)
    ~Katie @ Upcycled Treasures
    http://upcycledtreasures.com

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