Ann’s Recipe Index

Tips For Herb Harvesting

Tips For Herb Harvesting

Sometime after the Fourth of July, herb gardeners are occasionally overcome with strange needs. We scout for flat surfaces around the house. Spare tables, the top of the clothes dryer, nothing is safe. Then we raid our gardens for armfuls of basil, rosemary, and sage....

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Lemon Balm for Luscious Flavor

Lemon Balm for Luscious Flavor

When I first learned about herbs, it opened new dimensions in gardening and cooking. Old friends like sage and rosemary showed me surprising uses and interesting histories. I also uncovered new delightful herbs. One of my favorite early discoveries was luscious lemon...

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What Hot Weather Does to Cilantro

What Hot Weather Does to Cilantro

Last May when I was out watering my front garden, I noticed some big changes to my cilantro. What was a green luscious plant barely a foot tall six weeks before was now reaching two feet tall and sporting delicate clusters of white flowers. It was healthy and pretty...

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