There are many ways to dry herbs so that you can enjoy them all year. Learn when to harvest and how to dry herbs to preserve their essential oils for the greatest flavor intensity and medicinal properties.
Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used.
There are many ways to dry herbs so that you can enjoy them all year. Learn when to harvest and how to dry herbs to preserve their essential oils for the greatest flavor intensity and medicinal properties. - My Garden Muse
Herb gardens are a great way to fill up spaces in your garden plots and boxes. They are easy to grow, produce wonderful and delicious fresh herbs for all of your cooking needs, and often produce an abundant harvest. The good news is that if you have an
Cooksmart's Guide to Flavoring with Fresh Herbs [Infographic]: This guide has everything you need to know about how to properly store and cook with fresh herbs. Use them to add flavor and freshness to your meals.
Some of the herbs we often think of as culinary herbs also have incredible medicinal value as healing herbs. Oregano is one of these double duty herbs. See how you can grow, harvest, dry, and use oregano as a natural medicine.