Herb Garden With Personalized Tin

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I have grown herb gardens in the past, but I wanted something that would look a little more attractive this year. I was browsing our local Hobby Lobby store and found this tin and decided to fill it with five jumbo mason jars. I used my Silhouette Cameo to personalize the tin and added some chalk herb markers to label each herb. Every time I look at this herb garden I smile!
Making a Mason Jar Herb Garden:
I already had some herbs growing in toilet paper rolls for several weeks, you'll need mason jars, pebbles (got these at Hobby Lobby), herb markers (Target Dollar spot), mason jars and a tin to place all of the jars inside.
Fill the mason jars with the small pebbles, about 1/4 full.
Then fill the jar with dirt, leaving room to place your seedling inside. Or, you could just start by seed. Water and then place your herb markers where you want them. Now, I'll show you how to personalize your tin with your Silhouette!
This is what the tin looks like when its done! To find the instructions on how to personalize your tin with your Silhouette machine, you'll need to stop by the blog post I've added below.
I want to find a planter shelf to place these on inside our pergola on the patio.
I can't wait to enjoy fresh herbs all summer long in pastas, salsa, etc. We are even growing some cat nip for our cats!

Suggested materials:

  • Mason jars   (tin)
  • Chalk   (herbs)
Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom
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  • Kathie Kathie on May 17, 2016
    At Easter I had bought some Hydraynia's a blub growing in water and it was blooming. Now the bloom is gone. what do I do with this blub?
  • Karalee Gross Karalee Gross on May 17, 2016
    I am hoping that our next home will have a larger kitchen to allow room for something like this. My only question is if anyone has ideas on how to protect it from 2 active cats. Any suggestions? Thanks!
  • Rebecca Platt Rebecca Platt on May 17, 2016
    Not sure herbs will grow well in such a tall narrow container. How long have you been growing them?

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  • Connie Jacoby Connie Jacoby on May 25, 2016
    A friend told me to put pebbles in the bottom then a coffee filter and then the herb with dirt
    • Jill Ron Pike Jill Ron Pike on May 25, 2016
      @Connie Jacoby the coffee filter works well to keep the soil from sinking into the pebbles...great idea
  • Ber13367203 Ber13367203 on Mar 15, 2017
    I am going to try this herb garden idea. Already bought the tin. It's a great idea, as you can put it outside also.
    • So excited you are going to try it out! I'd love for you to share a photo here in the comments when you get it done if you have time. :)
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