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herb growing in winter #3

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My AeroGarden guide says “don’t be afraid to prune.”  Me, I love to prune. I must be doing it correctly since I am getting a small harvest every day or two!


My plants are Basil, Tai Basil, Genovese Basil, unknown (labelled ‘Curly Parsley’ but definitely not), Thyme (hardly growing but trying) and Romaine Lettuce (planted last week).

I chop the leaves as I prune them and they are crisp enough to crumble in a couple of days.


Photos of my ‘harvest’ …


my garden after today’s pruning … gro-light makes a good photo difficult


my ‘harvest … lots of leaves make a small amount of dried herb …



Copyright Jane Tims 2018

Written by jane tims

March 21, 2018 at 7:02 am

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