Kitchen Garden

A kitchen garden traditionally means a  garden that provides produce for meals. Using old kitchen implements to as containers for growing edible salad flowers like pansies and petunias, strawberries and herbs gives a whole new meaning to the term.

Partying at A kitchen garden traditionally means a patch of earth near the kitchen door that is used to grow herbs and kitchen greens for meals & teas. The absence of cultivatable plot of earth needn’t prevent one from having a beautiful and productive edible garden. Using old kitchen implements – like the vintage bundt pan, antique colander and sifter, vintage blender and candy tin as containers for growing edible flowers, strawberries and herbs gives a whole new meaning to the term “kitchen garden”.

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I've mixed in some lobelia for colour, but this antique colander is also growing basil that be add wonderful scent to my container and my kitchen.

I’ve mixed in some lobelia for colour, but this antique colander is also growing basil that be add wonderful scent to my container and my kitchen.

 thyme will tumble over the edges of this antique sifter soon before tumbling into my stew pot

thyme will tumble over the edges of this antique sifter soon before tumbling into my stew pot

 the bees are so happy to see the lavender blooms, and I'm happy to see the bees happy

the bees are so happy to see the lavender blooms, and I’m happy to see the bees happy

Not having a large piece of land outside the kitchen door doesn't mean you can't have a pretty and functional kitchen garden nearby.

Not having a large piece of land outside the kitchen door doesn’t mean you can’t have a pretty and functional kitchen garden nearby.

Vintage mixer offers  something for the eye as well as edible petunias for the salad plate.

a rusty old lamp bottom is a perfect fit as a stand to this vintage bundt pan

a rusty old lamp bottom is a perfect fit as a stand to this vintage bundt pan and allow room for edible pansies, petunias and strawberries to dangle enticingly over the side.

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8 thoughts on “Kitchen Garden

    • Thanks Nellie – it’s a blender. I’ve never used it. I guess it could be milkshake mixer. I just loved the retro look. But now that you mention it, the cup does look like the 50’s milkshake cups.

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