If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on last year's failed attempt. All you need is this herb garden cheat sheet!
the-wiccans-glossary: How to make candles. Making candles is a lot easier than you might think! Here are instructions on how to make your own all natural safe and magickal candles. Supplies: Anything to hold your candles in. (Moulds tea cups sea shells mason jars)Wicksor Wood WicksSoy WaxDye Chips Any herbs of your choice (Recommended: Any mints lavender sage or small cuttings of fruit skins.)Essential oil(s) Make sure that your essential oils and the herbs you use smell similarly…
One of the best ways to heal your acid reflux (AR) naturally is to avoid foods that cause AR. Apple cider vinegar's pectin, which helps to calm your rolling stomach & reduce & prevent the pain. Fennel seeds are excellent for helping to deal with GERD & AR, helping cut back on the acid in your stomach. The herb Peppermint helps to settle your stomach & calm the acid that is churning? Taken in tea form, Meadowsweet can provide relief by soothing & cooling your stomach & esophagus. #dherbs
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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.
Growing Basil When it comes to herb gardening, growing basil is one of the easiest things to do. If you’ve never grown herbs before, it is the perfect plant to start with. Basil can be grown inside or...
Baked Parmesan Herb Zucchini // These were delicious and went perfectly with the fish I made. Plus, they were FILLING. I ate 3 of the halves for lunch the next day, too. Zucchini might be my new favorite healthy food (besides avocado, obviously).
How to Freeze Fresh Basil and Ideas for Using Frozen Basil
For years and years I've been trimming my garden basil, freezing it, and then using the basil all winter in soup, stew, and pasta sauce, and this post has all my tips for successfully freezing basil. [from KalynsKitchen.com]