1 edition of Herbs and the Kitchen Garden found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||December 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 53 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
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Even in the colder climates, many perennial herbs can take the winter weather if you mulch around them. The top of my list of herbs for kitchen gardens is. Be sure to cut off the flowers to keep it from getting tart. I guess we really do love and use herbs… a lot! There is nothing quite as versatile as parsley and it is one of the must have herbs for kitchen gardens.
Some gardeners swear by tarragon tea for stress relief and to numb the pain from canker sores. I would grow this plant JUST to have to sprinkle on baked potatoes with sour cream. Meaning, use a soil specifically made for container gardening that has plenty of perlite, pumice, rice hulls, or other aerating material. Still have worms but not sure if i need to get it out? Others prefer to be kept damp at all times, like basil and mint.
It is best to use fresh, as the flavor fades when cooked. If you visit a local nursery for herb seedlings as opposed to a big box store they should carry the varieties that are best suited for your climate. We keep it in pots. You can grow either German chamomile or Roman chamomile.
You know how I said we used to undervalue the utility and beauty of herbs? Dried herbs need to become completely crispy-dry in order to be stored long term, such as dried basil or oregano seasonings.
Often mistaken for flat-leafed , Cutting Celery has a dark, glossy leaf with a serrated edge and small sprig-like stalks.
This herb is native to Asia but is often thought of as a staple for French cooking.
Garlic chives Similar to chives, but with a mild garlic taste.