Re: [GardenRebels] Perennial herb garden

From: Monica F.
Sent on: Thursday, June 6, 2013 11:03 AM
It can work to bring it in for the winter. But if you're like me, and forget to do things like that, I've had more luck planting in the ground, and mulching heavily with leaves. 

Monica Flaherty
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On Jun 6, 2013, at 10:53 AM, Marija <[address removed]> wrote:

> I put my rosemary in a pot with intention to bring it inside for the winter.  Has anyone had success with that?
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> On Jun 6, 2013, at 10:34 AM, Ana Quillinan <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> Best to plant several rosemary plants - in our experience, the ones that are less hardy to begin with are the ones that perish. Today, the hardiest has lasted through 5 winters and you know how bad some of our winters have been. Up against the house is a good policy.
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>> On Jun 5, 2013, at 4:01 PM, Sarah <[address removed]> wrote:
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>>> Hi rebels! 
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>>> I'm working on setting up an outdoor herb garden at my place and I was wondering if anyone has advise or any thoughts about what their favorite herbs are to grow. I'm especially interested in perennial. 
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>>> I did a bunch of work without really doing any research because I got inspired yesterday looking at a pile of rocks I had found scattered around our property and the big hole where we removed some old crumbly concrete...
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>>> I had a bunch of little seedlings I grew, some "cuttings" (from the grocery store that I managed to root!), mint dug up from two different friends' gardens and a couple larger plants from stone barns. It all came together to this:
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>>> Reading online I'm confused about whether rosemary will survive the winter outside here in southern Westchester. Has anyone done it? Also (as you can see in the photo) the house shades the area by 4 pm, is this a long enough day in the sun for herbs? 
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>>> Thanks so much for any help and sorry for the long message, I was just feeling super excited since this is the first time I've done anything like this!!
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