For those not familiar with lavender sachets, they are merely lavender flowers placed in small oblong muslin pillows, about 2×3 inch dimensions. The pillow is made by sewing the three sides, pour the herb material into the open end, and then sew it shut. The muslin should be of a good heavy substance, with colors […]
Growing herbs indoors is a cost-effective–and handier–alternative to buying them at the supermarket. Some of the easiest ones to grow indoors are thyme (Thymus vulgaris), basil (Ocimum basilicum), parsley (Petroselinum crispum), oregano (Origanum vulgare), chives (Allium schoenoprasum), mint (Mentha sp.) and sage (Salvia officinalis). For people who love garlic, a great alternative is garlic chives […]
Came across this advice in an email, and after reading some more in other sites as well, this seemed as sound advice.
If you have an herb garden, you’ll find that home-dried herbs can be just as tasty as those bought at the store. However, proper handling is as important to the success […]