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Savor the Harvest: 4 Methods to Preserve Your Food

To keep the local love going through to spring make a plan now to preserve surplus from fall harvests By matching this season's foods with the best preservation methods you'll enjoy more color texture flavor and even nutrients all winter long Here are four methods to try plus four recipes for enjoying your

Culinary Lavender Guide

2019-10-16Best Lavender Flavor Combinations: Lavender + Honey Lavender + Ice Cream Lavender + Chicken Lavender + Lamb Cooking with Lavender Warning: When cooking use lavender sparingly Too much lavender in a dish can make your dish taste like soap! Lavender's flavor is really intense and a little goes a long way

5 Ways To Preserve Your Harvest – Ferry

5 Ways to Preserve Your Harvest Your hard work is finally paying off Your tomatoes are brilliantly colorful your carrot tops are full and leafy and you should be proud But when it all comes at once you're left with one big question: How am I going to eat all of this? Don't fear- your harvest won't go to waste!

Five Crops to Harvest in July

There are so many crops to harvest in July so we've picked five of our favourites If you have a glut of fruit or veg take a look at some of the ways to preserve your harvests Find out which crops don't store well too Discover five of the best crops to harvest in July below

3 Ways Of Preserving Lavender For Later In The Year

There you have it three different ways to preserve the aroma and qualities of lavender for use in the coming months Lavender sugar with dried Lemon Balm (tea) makes a lovely summer hostess gift The sugar can also be sprinkled on cookies used in whipped cream and added to lemonade

How to Harvest Lavender Plants for Recipes and Crafts

2020-8-1Too often I hear landscapers and gardeners talk about how short-lived English lavender is as a garden plant After growing it for almost 15 years in my home garden and visiting/interviewing a number of growers and lavender farms I have to say that it can look gorgeous in your garden for a whole lot longer with just a bit or care

5 Ways to Preserve Herbs

2019-12-3You can also preserve herbs by putting them in a jar filled with olive oil and then putting the jar in the fridge If you use the oil method your herbs will stay good for up to 6 months If you'd like to dry out your herbs to preserve them sandwich them between 2 paper towels and leave them out to dry for 2-3

How to Harvest and Preserve Lavender

She will also teach how to make a lavender wand using fresh lavender from the plant About your Instructor: Elizabeth Inman is the owner of the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm and has been growing lavender on her agritourism farm for 13 years As an Agritourism farm the farm hosts 10 000 lavender enthusiasts each year

50 Ways to Use Lavender

50 Ways To Use Lavender Make a calming tea made with dried lavender flower heads chamomile oat straw other calming herbs Make lavender talc: mix together 8 parts each bentonite clay arrowroot powder 1 part each slippery elm comfrey root powder Shake well

How to Freeze or Dry Herbs Herb Garden

2019-2-27Whatever method you choose be sure to harvest herbs after the flower buds appear but before they open That way you'll be sure to get the highest concentration of essential oils Early morning is the best time to pick your herbs after the morning dew has evaporated but before the sun gets too hot

How To Grow Stevia and Preserve Stevia Leaf

To continue your harvest just pinch out early blooms The main stevia crop is harvested when plants are mature and blooms have just begun to form over the entire plant generally in late summer Sweetness is intensified by cooler temperatures and short days however sugar levels decline after flowering

Preserve Archives

Preserve Canning freezing and drying - you can have harvest fresh flavors on your table all year long Here are our easy tips to can freeze and dry your favorite vegetables herbs and fruits for future meals And visit the Index to see a complete list of all of the articles at Harvest to Table

3 Ways to Extend Your Growing Season

2016-12-153 Ways to Extend Your Growing Season Simple Hoop Houses Constructing a hoop house over your garden beds is actually pretty easy One simple way is to bend lengths of PVC pipe over your beds and then cover the whole thing with plastic sheeting Slip the ends of the PVC to rebar that has been pounded into the ground

How to Harvest and Preserve Fresh Herbs

2020-8-1Herbs are great to add to homemade beauty recipes See 3 Ways to Make Herbal Oils for Natural Beauty Recipes Make Compound Herb Butter This is a really yummy way of preserving your herbs Chop up your favorite fresh herbs (use just one or a combination) Mix a handful of the chopped fresh herbs with cup of softened butter

Harvesting Fresh Lavender: How to Harvest Prune

2020-7-7Where to Harvest Lavender Flowers To harvest individual lavender flowers first identify the bloom that you wish to harvest Then follow the stem down from the flower bud until you reach a junction where two side leaves new buds or branches have begun to form Using small pruning snips or scissors cut the stem there – just above the leaves or side branches

Preserve Archives

Preserve Canning freezing and drying - you can have harvest fresh flavors on your table all year long Here are our easy tips to can freeze and dry your favorite vegetables herbs and fruits for future meals And visit the Index to see a complete list of all of the articles at Harvest to Table

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil

Jun 30 2016 - Ask most people what their favorite herb is and their response will often be basil For many of us this tender annual seems to epitomize the season Basil tastes its absolute best when it's enjoyed fresh but thankfully you have a few creative options to preserve the vibrant flavor of this herb that's so strongly ass

How To Harvest and Preserve Herbs • The Garden Glove

2020-8-1These are the herbs you need to harvest on time Harvest these in bunches Yes you should wash your herbs before you preserve them Let them dry thoroughly Remember in milder winter areas some herbs stay evergreen all winter long These are best to clip as needed and you don't need to harvest large parts of the plant

How to Harvest Lavender: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

2020-3-10How to Harvest Lavender Lavender is a beautiful flowering herb that grows in bushy shrubs that get larger each year A full-grown lavender bush yields 7 - 8 bunches of lavender which can then be dried and used in cooking or to make

Preserving Your Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Crops

2020-5-18How to Preserve and Store Your Homegrown Herbs 7 3 Ways to Use Up Your Glut 3 Tomatoes for Canning and Cucumbers for Pickling 0 Preserving - How to Ferment Garden Vegetables 3 Canning and Drying Your Garden Produce 0 Foraging for Free Food: How to Hunt Out a Hedgerow Harvest 7 How to Grow and Harvest Lavender 18 Drying Fruit for Storing 1

How to Preserve Herbs

2020-8-1Three Ways to Preserve Herbs 1 To Air-Dry: CSA 101: Round Out Your Harvest With Community Supported Agriculture Using a CSA is a great way to try produce you might never think to buy at the store Dried Lavender Learn how to make your own dried lavender bunches and buds Lavender

8 Ways to Preserve Herbs

There are several different ways to preserve your herb harvest regardless if you harvest with the sun god in mind or not! Think about how you might want to savor that particular herbs flavor or healing properties in the future and use a method of herb preserving that makes the most sense

3 Easy Ways To Preserve Garden Harvest

Welcome Anna from The House And Homestead: she'll share with us 3 easy ways to preserve garden harvest Take it away Anna Take it away Anna Whether we're complaining about the heat overwhelmed with all of that fresh produce or simply lazing around enjoying the long summer days winter is always just around the corner

Lavender: A Treat for the Senses

2012-1-3Planting A Field of Lavender For those looking to create a bright fragrant meadow of lavender there are several options for planting Plant Lavender Hyssop seeds for their distinct licorice taste and spectacular lavender blooms and scent If you're looking for an already established plant to create your field of lavender try these favorites: Lavender Munstead Hidcote or Jean Davis

TOP 10 Inventive Ways to Preserve Herbs

2015-8-28When you dry your own herbs you'll experience the difference with nearly all your senses They will be much more flavorful and pungent than the store-bought ones Find a warm dry place in your home Hang the herbs on a string for 1 to 3 weeks When the leaves crumble between your fingers the herbs are ready to be taken down

Home Food Preservation

2020-8-3Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home Some home food preservation methods are old like cool storage while others are new like freeze drying Many once common preservation techniques are no longer recommended due to food safety concerns

How To Harvest and Preserve Herbs • The Garden Glove

2020-8-1These are the herbs you need to harvest on time Harvest these in bunches Yes you should wash your herbs before you preserve them Let them dry thoroughly Remember in milder winter areas some herbs stay evergreen all winter long These are best to clip as needed and you don't need to harvest large parts of the plant