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“Seasonal herbs for freezing”

“Seasonal Herbs for freezing”

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

It is suggested to package herbs in smaller quantities than you would with vegetables.   It is even suggested to put herbs into ice trays.

Don’t forget to date the package for freezing herbs.

Tarragon, Lovage, Fennel, Chervil, Chives, Dill, Basil, Marjoram, Mint, Sorrel, Marjoram & Parsley

“Herbs for Drying”

Herbs for Drying

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

 

Basil, Borage, Chervil, Tarragon, Rosemary, Mint, Dill, Chives,

Fennel, Lemon Balm, Sage, Salad burnet, Thyme, Bay

Choices of mint for your gardens

Mint choices

     (Resource – “A Culinary Guide to Herbs, Spices and Flavourings”)

    by “Arabella Boxer, Jocasta Innes, Charlotte Parry-Crooke, Lewis Esson”

 

*Thanks to this great book for all the great resources*.

 

“Bowles’ Mint – Mentha rotundifolia”

 

“Black Peppermint – M. piperita vulgaris – used for “menthol-scented oil”

 

“Corsican Mint – M. requienii – “smells like peppermint when leaves are crushed”

 

“Eau-De-Cologne Mint – M.piperita citrate – used for potpourri”

 

“Pennyroyal – M. pulegium – can plant between “paving stones”, tiny flowers in pink with a wonderful scent of peppermint.   Great for a rock garden or herbal garden.

 

Pineapple Mint – M. rotundifolia variegate – tiny scale for white/cream flowers with tiny plant leaves and produces a fruity flavor.

 

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Herbal, gardening, butterflies

Garden butterflies and herbs
 
Planting any of these plants:
Soapwort, Rosemary, Marjoram, Catmint, Lavender, Thyme, Marsh mallow, Beebalm
 
Will attract butterflies…..
 
Herbs for lovely Bees
 
Borage, Comfrey, Hyssop, Bergamot, Catmint, Lemon Balm, Marjoram, Rosemary, Savory, Woad, Thyme, Mint.
 
Warding off Deer and Rabbits from your garden
 
Use Artemesia
 
Grey Foliage as a attracted foliage with all your colorful flowering herbs and flowers.
 
— Curry plant, Lavender, Mint, Southernwood, Wormwood, Sage, Cotton Lavender and Thyme.
 
Reference:

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Herb Hedges

Creating a great design to your garden using herbs that grow into hedges.
 
As suggested in the book called Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz, suggested hedges for a “geometric design” are “Wormwood, Rosemary, Lavender and Southernwood”, these hedges can be clipped and either used to protect other herbs or used as a hedge design.
 

Pathway Herbs for the garden

Chamomile — Woodruff– Pennyroyal — Creeping Savory — Shepherd’s Thyme
 
Stays low to the ground when growing.
 
Reference

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Indoor Herbs in Pots

Indoor Herbs in Pots
 
Ornamental – Rosemary, Pineapple Sage & Lemon Verbena
 
Culinary – Thyme, Chervil, Chives, Basil, Parsley and Savory (winter), just to name a few
 
 
Reference: 

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Garden Edge

Herbs for your garden to create a wonderful edge for any garden, a simple list.
 
Garden Edge
 
Basil, Chervil, Chives, Cotton Lavender, Feverfew
 
Lavender, Marjoram, Marigolds, Rue, Thyme, Rue and Savory
 
Reference: 

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

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