5/2/09

Herb Pots & Magnolias


OH...MY...GOSH....It's finally May and I honestly feel like I'm crawling out of my SKIN I'm so happy!!! Winter blah is over and I get to have five (maybe six) months of pure paradise.

So to celebrate the joyfulness of May Day, I took my little guy and went to a huge nursery in town and found some beautiful flowers to plant in my yard, as well as some fresh herb plants. On the Martha Stewart site I loved the "Herb Garden Centerpieces" they did and since I don't need THAT many herbs I opted for smaller and simple. I've got Rosemary, Sweet Basil and a small Oregano together, and then Thyme. I think I use Thyme the most, so I made sure to get several of those. What a great, cheap decorating thing - or even a great gift for a friend. I got my herbs for .99 cents because they were being clearanced! I hope my little baby herbies grow huge so I can eat them! (how nurturing, huh?)

I love it! How cleva.

On my way home, I saw this blooming magnolia tree and asked if I could take some pictures. I am madly in love with magnolias - prob'ly because I'm a Southern girl at heart. (I love you, Paula!!!) (we are soul sisters and she doesn't even know...maybe I'll tell her someday FACE TO FACE when I go visit her in her restaurant...)


12 comments:

Katiebelle said...

I'm originally from Savannah, so if you do decide to go, let me know and I'll give you some tips on other places you'll want to see (and taste!). I love the herbs on the table. Its so fresh and clean. If I could just rub basil on as perfume, I would.

Tonya said...

That is a BEAUTIFUL picture of the Magnolias! Thanks for sharing!

Kristine said...

Those are jaw dropping gorgeous. I just about get into an accident every time I drive by one. Good thing people drive so slow here. Gives me some extra reaction time.

jannypie said...

these are stunning shots, and really capture the sunlight and freshness of spring. thanks for sharing!

Amanda and Katie said...

I never tried growing my own herbs. My veggie garden failed, I don't think I have the green thumb. Love the blog!

Be sure to stop by our blog. We left you something lovely :)

happy momma said...

I LOVE SAVANNAH! Paula's is great, but if you go you MUST visit Mrs. Wilkes' Bording House! It is a real treat for your tastebuds ( if you like good old fashioned southern cooking, that is.)

Katiebelle said...

From a native, I have to agree with happy momma, Mrs.Wilkes is where its at. Only tourists go to Lady & Sons. Not that there is anything wrong with that. = )

marissa said...

yours look great. hopefully both of ours get big and delicious

Chiara said...

I'm liking the herb pots.

Jen V said...

I planted an herb garden this year too and LOVE having fresh herbs on hand - but I din't plant thyme - I don't use it. You said you use it all the 'thyme' haha. In what?

Jenn-Lee said...

I love your blog! Such a fun place to visit. I have added you to one of my blog rolls on my Moments Favorites blog and cannot wait to read your archives and new posts! nice to meet you fellow LDS RS sista.
Thanks for the cute ideas and entertaining posts!

Midodi said...

I keep herbs on the window sill and never thought to use them as decoration... SO COOL!!! Can't wait to try the centerpiece. Thanks for the great idea.