Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme . . .

Tricolor Sage in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer

Tricolor Sage (photo credit: Kathy Diemer)

. . . are fabulous herbs, all.  However, by November the parsley is history and rosemary is stored safely inside, leaving sage and thyme to endure whatever Old Man Winter dishes out. During the milder winters, my sage remains evergreen and the thyme doesn’t brown until February.  Every year is a toss up, but whatever happens, these two herbs remain dependably attractive for much longer than the most durable perennials.  They smell great, feel great and add a much needed touch of texture that foraging critters shun.  What could be better during the dormant months ahead? [Read more…]

A Garden for All