15 different ways to use lavender – beyond potpourri.
To look at my garden you wouldn’t know that I once had a hard time growing chamomile! I spent two years fighting to grow a few spindly little plants that only produced a few flowers each. It was so sad. Now my garden overflows with it every year. I was simply growing it wrong! I […]
Preserving herbs is really easy. You want to harvest the herbs early in the morning when their essential flavor oils are at the highest. Try to get to them before the dew has dried. It’s also best to get them before you get your first frost of the season and before the plant has flowered. […]
It does no good to grow or forage for an abundance of herbs if you can’t preserve them. Drying them is one of the easiest, not to mention cheapest, way to preserve them. Need help learning how?
There’s nothing better than cooking with fresh herbs right out of your garden. But in most parts of the country the growing season is almost over and fresh herbs will soon be a memory. Freezing your excess herbs is a great way to infuse the freshness of summer into your cooking all winter long.
Arugula is a very fast growing herb, and usually one of the first foods you can eat from the garden. However, it doesn’t like the heat, so growing it in the spring can be a short-lived harvest period. Luckily you can preserve arugula to enjoy the taste for the rest of the summer with this […]