If you are harvesting herbs from your garden, to dry them for winter use, tie some up and place a paper bag over them to keep dust off, then hang them in a warm place. Once dried, you can crush them into herb blends (inside hot garage or car!)
How to Dry Herbs: Enjoy home-grown summer flavor all year by learning how to dry herbs! Find various methods and helpful tips for how to dry fresh herbs, and how to make a fragrant fire starter after drying fresh herbs.
Whiteflower farm's butterfly magnet collection, $119 -- for the side yard, near vegetable beds? Includes three plants each of Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Giant', Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies Mixture, and Liatris spicata 'Kobold'; one plant each of Monarda 'Raspberry Wine' and Phlox paniculata 'David'. Eleven plants total, shipped with planting plans.
Seed Saving for Beginners | Seed saving sounds like a terrific idea and terribly easy, doesn’t it? Not only can you save money on buying plants for your garden, but you get the satisfaction of continuing the legacy of your favorite heirloom vegetables.
Discover Real Green Beans “There aren’t that many people who have actually experienced a really good green bean,” says Ellen Polishuk, who manages 180 acres of sustainably grown vegetables at Potomac Vegetable Farms in Purcellville, Va.