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Herb envy

Posted by flora_uk SW UK 8/9 (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 28, 08 at 6:49

Just thought I'd wind up all you people struggling to keep your bay trees going through the Winter with this picture of my neighbour's tree - and yes that is a full-sized garden shed. But just remember, come Summer, when you are sick of fresh tomatoes and basil, I will be looking at a few blighted toms and a spindly basil with three leaves under grey skies and drizzle.

Here is a link that might be useful: bay tree

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RE: Herb envy

That is a large bay tree.

Here it is:

By my calculations, that one tree contains enough leaves to season every stock pot in Britain.

Still, too bad about the basil and tomatoes ... which grow in abundance here and make a nice sauce with a leaf or two from our potted bays ....

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