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How to Plant Your Own Herb Spiral

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, April 11, 2013

Rising from a corner of Cleveland’s Midtown Learning Farm like the coiled shell of a gargantuan snail is a swirl of rocks and green-leaved herbs. An “herb spiral” is a carefully planted microcosm designed to be a self-sustaining ecosystem. An outgrowth of permaculture, which promotes living and gardening in harmony with nature, herb spirals are becoming popular not only for their sound ecological design, but also for the visual interest they add to gardenscapes. more