Herbs

Some articles about herbs

  • How to Store Dried Sage

    Once your sage is harvested and dried, the next thing to do is to store it the right way until you are ready to use it. Depending on how much of the sage you dried, you can choose several options to store. From my experience, the best option is to choose an air-tight container that
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  • Wild Fennel

    I’m lucky enough to be able to go outside my front door and be in the fields and hills of the countryside in a few minutes. In this article, I just want to share with you some things and experiences about wild fennel, one of the most common herbs that grow on the island where
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  • How to Save Basil Seeds

    In this tutorial, I will show you how to harvest basil seeds from plants and how to save seeds to be ready for seeding in the next seeding season. Step by step guide Step 1 – Cut basil flowers, the top bits of the basil plant, (as in the above photo), place it on the
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  • How to Dry Sage

    Drying wild sage leaves and flowers and foraging them in the fields is something which I regularly do in the springs. I collect as much as I can leaves and flowers of this lovely and aromatic herb and later on when dried, I use the dry flowers and leaves for cooking and making tea. Here
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  • Sage

    As this piece of land was completely wild when I inherited it, there were numerous wild sage plants dotted around the area. I decided to keep most of them while some of the plans I replanted in the spaces that are more suitable. In the hilly, dry and rocky areas in the Mediterranean, where I am
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  • Rosemary

    My rosemary mini garden: Last year I planted 10 rosemary plants that I grew from cuttings along the side of my cottage. They are now already fully grown plants with lovely purple flowers. As this herb is a native to the Mediterranean region it took them only one year to become fully grown plants. The bush
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