Harvesting Herbs

Fresh herbs and flowers taste so much better when they are gathered from plants grown by your own endeavor — and you know they are free from any additives or artificial preservatives.

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Collect Seeds When They are Ripe
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Seeds

Seeds are easy to collect when ripe, but waiting too long results in the birds feeding well. Cut off almost-ripe seedheads and place in a brown paper bag in a warm dry space until fully mature and ready to drop.

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