Wednesday, November 3, 2010

A Frosty Morning in the Herb Garden!

The Pineapple Sage Finally Got Frosted!
The Salad Burnet has a Coat of White!
Nasturtiums and angelica are looking frightful!
Lemon Verbena is Still Hanging In!
Had some more frost this morning and will definitely be colder over the weekend.  Have to go out and cut the lemon verbena branches and bring them in for drying and tea!  Hope you are having a great day wherever you may be.  Talk to you later!


Tufa Girl said...

Brrrrr. Cold (50 and rainy) here.

Little Messy Missy said...

Freezing here too. The herbs looks so pretty with frost on them. :0)

Rhonda Daniels said...

We've had frosts and a freeze,too. I would have guessed you were quite a bit colder this time of year than we are in Illinois, but your garden looks much greener than mine does...well except for your recent frosting :)
Love your blog, it's one that's always on my reading list!

PeggyR said...

We've had frost the past 2 mornings. I brought my bay plant in and have rosemary sitting on the porch underneath ready to bring in. I need to cut my sorrel and make sorrel soup...winter is coming!

lemonverbenalady said...

I would take 50 any day, TG!

I need to pay you a visit, Missy and see that frosty garden!

Hi Rhonda, We are in southwestern PA so we are warmer slightly by the rivers and location. Put your blog in my favorites list! Lots of great information on your website and blog! Thanks for the kind words.

Our sorrel is done by this time, Peggy, but the soup sounds great!

Thanks for stopping by ladies!

Penelope said...

We had frost, too! (I live in the Boston burbs) nasturtiums are toast.

Pammy said...

The cold is trying to make its way to Texas also. What do you do with your Pineapple Sage when it is done? Can you cover it and it will come back like here or do you have to start over each spring? My misfortune this year for the moles took down all my 5 year old sage and pineapple sage this summer.

Laura of said...

Yes, it is that time of year... a bittersweet season; sad to see it go, yet glad for the reprieve! It actually snowed here on Halloween rather hard for about 20 minutes. Haven't seen that in quite some time!

lemonverbenalady said...

Always sad to see it come to an end, but I always need a break, Penelope. We have some nasturtiums on a retaining wall that are hanging in there.

Pammy, we leave our pineapple sage alone as winter interest. Although last year during our 2' snow, the branches flatten other lavenders. So it wasn't such a good idea to do that. I will cut it back if we have a large snow coming this season! It usually does not come back for us. Having said that, I have had pineapple sage come back in our front garden several times, but never in our back garden. Moles can be very destructive! I'm sorry you have that problem! We usually just start over with pineapple sage for the most part. I find that my older sages get woody and I need to replace them periodically. I really do love the salvia family as a whole.

Hi Laura, I agree with the break thought. We had snow on Halloween several years ago. It did keep the kids away!

Thanks for stopping by ladies.