I’ve written before about scoping out your neighborhood for decorative plants that double as edible herbs, like thyme, rosemary and mint.
Thanks to new landscaping around the apartment building next to mine, rosemary is now right outside my door. (Can you spot it in the above photo?)
I used to surreptitiously snip a few springs from a neighbor’s plant down the street from me, or walk farther to the giant bush next to the sketchy car repair shop.
The new landscaping includes 10 rosemary plants. That’s a lot of rosemary! I’ll be able to make as many rosemary sourdough loaves or pine tree cookies as I could possibly want. If only I had talked to the landscaper before he planted. Then maybe I could have gotten some tarragon and sage included in the design. Some varieties of oregano make for great ground cover …