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    How to Build a Herb Spiral Garden

    As a urban gardener, I love ideas that help create more growing space, are visually appealing, low maintenance, very do-able and are easily accessible. The…
    • Margaret Harvey

      Spiral garden #2.

    • Marsha Brower

      This is a flower spiral sent to me by Tammie Bean from Arkansas who was inspired to make one too. She used 'hardware cloth' or 1/2 inch mesh wire and bought rocks from Wal-Mart (Arkansas river rock). On the website it says that even people with large areas use these close to the house for the ability to quickly get the herbs needed for cooking. Good idea!

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