fresh herbs

January 18, 2011

What Is In Your Herbs And Spices Cupboard

I am a big fan of herbs and spices and have a cupboard full of them. It is often the case that a meal will need dressing up with a nice bit of seasoning past the usual salt and pepper.

It doesn’t cost a fortune to start a herbs and spices cupboard, in fact I started mine off, by buying … Read the rest

July 25, 2010

Taking advantage of your fresh herb pots in the garden

It doesn’t really matter what kind of house you live in, there is nothing stopping you from taking advantage of your fresh herb pots in the garden. You could even live in a top floor flat and you could still have a wide range of fresh herb pots at your disposal which would enhance any level of cookery.

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October 19, 2009

Powerful Tips to Keeping Fresh Herbs

Harvesting Fresh Herbs: Recap

Let’s take a step back and quickly cover what we learned about harvesting fresh herbs from your home herb garden:

  • Harvest herbs before the hottest part of the day. Preferably morning after dew has dried
  • Harvest no more than 30% of the leaves from a herb plant at a time unless you are harvesting an entire
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