Saturday, December 11, 2010

start a garden today

Rosslyn's mysterious and intriguing undergound Safeway is now selling living organic herbs.  These are an actual herb plant growing in genuine earth in a small pot.  The idea is that you trim away leaves and stems as needed, while you continue to water and grow the herb.  Remember that guy who wanted everyone to start a garden?  His ideas just didn't seem practical to me. But now everyone  -- even a person living in a one-bedroom apartment on the third floor of an apartment building -- can start a garden in the middle of winter!

Shenandoah Growers produces these herbs.  The herbs are grown in greenhouses near Harrisonburg (about nine hours by bike southwest of Arlington) and shipped live to Rosslyn. Shenandoah Growers started as a small, Virginia-based business twenty-one years ago.  It's now become a leading supplier of fresh herbs.  Shenandoah Growers has impressive business principles.  But that's not all. You can get a Shenandoah Growers' living organic herb at the Rosslyn Safeway for $2.99 ($2.50 with your Safeway Bonus Card!).   Thank you, Shenandoah Growers!


Anonymous said...

Herbs growing in a pot in a 3rd floor apartment is not quite the same as Michelle Obama's White House garden, but it is a start. There is plenty of room for a few brick planter garden beds on the grounds of the Westmoreland apartments. I suggest that the Ode Street Tribune take a poll to see if there is any interest among the residents for the creation of some planter beds on the grounds of the Westmoreland apartment complex. There no doubt would be lots of people (some far removed from the Westmoreland Apartments) that would be willing to give advise for such a project.

Shenandoah Growers said...

We are happy to see the plant on your windowsill, I hope you enjoy the plant in your apartment, even in the middle of winter! Thanks for sharing about our product.