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How To Harvest and Preserve Your Garden Herbs

drying-herbs-56 How to Preserve Herbs – Drying Herbs Drying herbs is pretty self explanatory, but the most space intensive way to preserve herbs. If you choose this route, you must have a warm, dry indoor area to hang the herbs. Hang them in small bunches, cover them to keep them clean, and when dry, strip the leaves off the branches and seal in bags or jars. Make sure they are crispy dry before you seal them up. You can also dry herbs in the microwave or a food dehydrator.

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How to Attract Owls to Your Backyard

How to Attract Owls to Your Backyard-Useful information for those of us who enjoy birds,& would like to see nocturnal birds in our Moon Garden. Adding an Owl nesting box may not be necessary if you've an old hollow tree or stump.These are where owls prefer to nest naturally. Last week an ignorant neighbor cut a still living slash pine with a perfect hollow for owls in it down.