A Lovely Herb Garden

by Greenthumb May 7, 2013 Growing Herbs
South African Herb Garden

  I get to meet the nicest people through the beginner herb gardening class and our Facebook page! One of those nice people is my cyber-friend Ivanca. She lives in South Africa which is a very long way from our home in Illinois, USA. After it was suggested to Ivanca that she plant an herb [...]

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Herb Garden Jewelry is Here!

by Greenthumb April 4, 2013 Garden Art
pretty mini watercolor herb garden jewelry

Each pretty handmade ( by yours truly) pendant comes with THREE 1″ interchangeable magnetic buttons! You can look great and wear a piece of art while helping to keep our classes free for everyone. How cool is that? Very. For a limited time  each pendant set is just $29.00 and  includes free shipping in the USA, but [...]

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Sneak Peek- Pretty Herb Garden Jewelry

by Greenthumb April 4, 2013 Garden Art
pretty mini watercolor herb garden jewelry

Herb Garden Jewelry! Sadly our Indiegogo fundraising project was a total bust and the funds we needed to keep the site and classes running were not raised. That makes me sad, BUT I have a genius plan to keep our class available. People like stuff. Many of us like pretty stuff.  Pretty stuff with herbs [...]

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The Great Bucket Experiment

by Greenthumb February 12, 2013 Growing Herbs in Pots
Buckets ready for potting soil and planting

Garden Buckets…the remix.   I had what might be a great gardening idea and wanted to try it with some pals, so I posted a request on the Facebook page. Wow, what a great response!  I’m amazed so many of you are willing to jump in and experiment with me. For those that are interested [...]

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Support our Free Gardening Classes-the video!

by Greenthumb January 17, 2013 Growing Herbs Class

Taaa-daaa! Announcing The Indiegogo Campaign Video With your support you can help keep us up, running and growing. Watch  the video and then check out our Indiegogo Campaign here!

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Gearing up for the Crowdfunding Campaign!

by Greenthumb January 16, 2013 Growing Herbs Class

Yep- I’ve decided I need help. No, not that kind, although it probably couldn’t  hurt. What I DO need is some help with keeping the classes and the site running. We’ve had such amazing responses to the free herb gardening class with SO many takers that I keep busy just tending to the class and [...]

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Pretty Herb Storage – Paper Covered Jars

by Greenthumb December 6, 2012 Uncategorized
Pretty paper covered herb storage jars

Jars are probably the best (and easiest ) way to store your dried herbs. Keeping your herbs stored out of light is important to retain freshness. Dark jars are the ideal storage solution but finding them locally isn’t always easy and they can be pricey if you have them shipped. Storing herbs in clear glass [...]

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Herb Place Markers for Your Table

by Greenthumb November 17, 2012 Crafting with Herbs
Tiny-terra-cotta-table-place-makers-with-dried-and-fresh-herbs

All Posts Make some quick and simple herbal table place markers! Using your herbs in crafty ways can be a lot of fun. Repurposing “stuff” can be a lot of fun, too. Personally I like to combine the two and see what happens. With that in mind, here are three simple ideas for herbal table [...]

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