Herb Spiral by Sol Morgan
By Sol Morgan
The sun is shining, bulbs and blossoms blooming and the soil is thinking about warming up ready for spring planting. Wet weather is a good indicator of a well-designed system. Does water drain away easily? Are the paths high enough that feet don’t get too wet? Is the vegetable garden close enough that even in the rain one doesn’t get soaked picking some veges for dinner?
The same applies for herbs. We use them on a daily basis in cooking and drinks. For this reason it makes sense to have them close at hand, near the kitchen door. As for design, I’ve found the “permaculture” herb spiral a practical method of arranging my herbs.