our 'additional outdoor room'. Outdoor space is highly coveted in the city, and somehow we are able to coordinate lounge space, dining area, movie theatre, grill, mini-herb garden and pitbull hang-out onto one tiny deck.
impromptu peach mojitos with our fresh mint.
We've always had our herbs in a larger planter on our deck, though I've been slightly obsessed with finding a better solution. Not only has the big planter become cumbersome for all of us hanging out, but Miss M is much like a cat who choose to "play" with our chives. This year we decided to try planting them in individual pots to be able to move things around at whim.
Skurar plant pot from Ikea which are perfect for pooches because it's actually made of metal; they can't break if they topple them. I actually like how decorative they look. I bought our cilantro and parsley inside where it's almost like a sunroom, but they won't dry out from the direct sun. I'm not sure if I'll have to plant them in a bigger container once they grow, but they seem ok for now. And all gussied up in their fancy pot, once they become more full I think they can rival any flowers we've had on the table: