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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.

“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

“Traditional Home Book of Herbs” by Michael Janulewicz

Herbal Spearmint

Spearmint – (Mentha Spicata)

   Both the flowers and leaves are generally used either on their own or blended with other herbs or teas.  Part of the Mint family. Research:  “Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health” by Rosemary Gladstar’s



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