herb spiral

What Should I Do?

Growing Herb Spiral

How to Build an Herb Spiral: Part 2

A guide for what to plant
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7:13 PM

An herb spiral is not meant for large scale production. It is meant to provide many different microclimates in a small space. This is beneficial because you can pack many different varieties of herbs into a small space close to your kitchen, so you can conveniently pick them as you need them. It is also garden feature that can be admired simply for its beauty. » Read more

What Should I Do?

Completed Herb Spiral Build

How to Build an Herb Spiral: Part 1

A permiculture design technique
Monday, April 7, 2014, 6:33 PM

Herb spirals are synonymous with permaculture. Most people even vaguely familiar with permaculture have encountered the famous herb spiral. The idea is to create a structure, the spiral that will have many different types of microclimates in a small easily harvestable area that looks beautiful. Herb spirals are meant to be very close to your kitchen, so you can easily go outside and pick a few fresh herbs while you are cooking. I like the idea because it adds function, beauty, and texture to the garden. » Read more