Drying Herbs

Herbs can be used for a variety of purposes: as culinary flavoring, adding spice and depth to meals, or as medicine to treat or prevent common ailments.

Having a home medicine chest of medicinal plants is extremely useful and growing ones own herbs and preserving them for later use past their normal expiration time are two big advantages of being able to dry your own herbs.

But preserving them in such a way as to maintain flavor or, for medicinal plants, in such a way as to keep their medicinal properties intact are two main concerns when doing this.

Thankfully, this isn’t a difficult process, so if you’ve been thinking that this would something for you, you should go for it!

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Seeds and Seedlings – again….

 

Well, we were let down least week with the seedlings, all the stock went to the Steiner Fair instead.

 

But we have been promised we will have some this week. For everyone who asked for some last week, I’ll put aside as possible for you.

 

And remember our organic seeds from Eden/ Select have arrived too – beans, zucchini, corn, beetroot, lettuce, tomato, capsicum.