Thyme for Herbs

Gone are the days when I had enough time to plant herbs and keep them alive all summer. Well, that’s not exactly true. Every (and I mean every) spring I get suuuuuuper excited to scoop up ALL the herbs from Home Depot. I swear each year will be different from the last and that I’ll perfectly plant them and diligently water them..for about a week. Then Matt takes over the herb watering because he’s awesome and then reminds me the following spring that if I want to plant herbs I should care for them. Touche, Matt. Touche. But this year I promise things will be different. For real.

Because I have another person to take over the watering duties. And she takes this job really seriously.

 And she has an adorable water boy helper that does anything she commands. 

 But they have their work cut out for them because we purchased our herbs during a random Home Depot run and then let them sit in the bed of Matt’s truck for about a week before remembering to plant them. Oops. Wish them luck!

PS – If you have toddlers, you need this Little Tikes Garden Table for the summer! 

Check out these posts for previous less exciting herb gardens:

  2016 Caroline’s 1st Herb Garden //  2015 Thyme for basil // 2014: Too pregnant to plant herbs // 2013 Herb Garden // 2012 Herb Garden // 2011 Herb Garden



  1. Laura Darling
    June 21, 2017 / 10:56 am

    Good luck! I always go crazy with my herb garden too, and buy herbs I've never even heard of! Ha!

  2. Amanda @ That Inspired Chick
    June 21, 2017 / 3:33 pm

    I always try to get my kids to take over all plant watering duties! I have a black thumb and manage to kill everything. I thought they were doing so well until I caught them watering the flowers by the pool with POOL WATER. No wonder they were dying faster than normal. 😉 And that little table is adorable! I miss having littles!That Inspired Chick

  3. Mary Leigh
    June 21, 2017 / 8:10 pm

    How fun! This makes me want to plant an herb garden with my Little – maybe next year. I think he would love it!

  4. Owen Davis @ Davis Duo
    June 22, 2017 / 12:13 am

    Ugh I spent sooo much money on herbs and vegetable plants then it got super cold outside and they all froze and died 🙁 go figure

  5. Caley-Jade Rosenberg
    June 22, 2017 / 10:39 am

    This is the cutest!!!! x

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