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Store leftover herbs for a rainy day with these 4 easy methods.

Recipe with video instructions: Store leftover herbs for a rainy day with these 4 easy methods. Ingredients: DRIED HERBS:, Several bundles of woody herbs, Clean string, HERB OIL:, 2 cups fresh.

How to make dried herbs at home - learn a super easy technique and stock up on your favorite dried herbs!

How to Make Dried Herbs at Home

How to make dried herbs at home – learn a super easy technique and stock up on your favorite dried herbs! How to make dried herbs at home – learn…

How to Dry Herbs and flowers - 3 ways to dry herbs

How to dry herbs and flowers using 3 different methods - hanging herbs to dry, how to microwave herbs to dry them, and how to dry flowers in books.

Instead of using a tea blend of dry herbs that has been sitting on a shelf for months, blend your own from fresh herbs. Learn to grow and use your own herbs for strong and flavorful tea.

Grow a Tea Garden: Turn Your Garden into a Mini Tea Plantation

Instead of using a tea blend of dry herbs that has been sitting on a shelf for months, blend your own from fresh herbs. Learn to grow and use your own herbs for strong and flavorful tea. - Gardening Go

Preserve Your Herbs 5 Ways

Preserve Your Left-Over Herbs In These Five Easy Ways

Grow your own tea blends. Many of the herbs shown here are perennial.This photo is so pretty and informative. It's by Wildcraft Vita who shares instructions for blending these herbs into tasty teas.

The Benefits Of Ginger Tea

The Benefits Of Ginger Tea

How to grow ginger in a patio container. Such a cool article. I'll never have to buy ginger at a store again and will be growing ginger in our Smart Pot this season.

8 Steps for freezing herbs in oil~ the oil-and-freezer method of preservation works best with the tougher hard herbs such as rosemary, sage, thyme, and oregano. These are all herbs that would probably be cooked when added to a dish.  Soft herbs such as mint, basil, lemon verbena, and dill are usually added raw to a dish, and they don't respond as well to this kind of preserving.

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

Herbs in frozen olive oil is one of my favorite ways to harvest. The herbs don't get dry, brown and brittle in the same way they do when they're frozen in water. They also retain their scent and flavor much more effectively!

Usually I put my herbs in the microwave for 15-30 seconds, but this way is probably safer. (I've had some accidental smoke with the microwave method)

Usually I put my herbs in the microwave for seconds, but this way is probably safer. (I've had some accidental smoke with the microwave method)

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. After harvesting, you want to dry herbs quickly to preserve their essential oils for the greatest intensity.

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs for Storage

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.

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