Herbs

Do It Yourself: Dry Your Own Herbs

Do It Yourself: Dry Your Own Herbs

Now in July is the ideal time for harvesting herbs, because most herbs now have their best healing powers and aromas. This is true for the aromatic herbs from the garden (e.g. sage, rosemary) as well as for the wild growing medicinal plants from nature (e.g. thistle, yarrow). If you want to preserve the aromas …

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What Kind of Root is Horseradish?

Horseradish is probably known to many people as a hot spice. The root is used and is usually offered for sale in grated form in small jars. Yet the pungent root is more than just a popular condiment for sauces, salads, fish or meat. Horseradish root also has an extraordinary healing effect, which is why …

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What Herbs Can Grow On Balcony?

Easy Peasy Herb Fun: Which herbs on the balcony? Just because you don’t have a garden doesn’t mean you have to miss out on fresh, aromatic spices. Just let the herbs move in on your balcony! Because even on your balcony or windowsill, many Mediterranean and native herbs feel right at home. Why not try …

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8 Easy Growing Medicinal Herbs For Garden And Balcony

The healing power of plants has been proven for centuries and is no longer underestimated by scientific medicine. These medicinal herbs turn the garden or balcony into an instant pharmacy. Already many hundreds of years ago, the effect of medicinal plants formed the basis of natural medicine in monasteries. Today, natural medicines are made from …

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The Herb Garden And Its Benefits

The Herb Garden And Its Benefits

The herb gardenIf you want to create a herb garden, you should take a look at the herb gardens of a monastery or one of the old mansions and just get inspired. One finds in such plants the peace the satisfaction and also a few ideas, how one could arrange its own herb garden. Most …

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Rosemary Frostbitten: What To Do Now?

Rosemary Frostbitten: What To Do Now?

Rosemary is not completely hardy in our latitudes. In very severe winters, the popular kitchen herb can quickly suffer frost damage. If the rosemary is frostbitten, it can still be saved with the right measures. Make nail test cut frostbitten shoots prune only after flowering do not cut into old wood Moderately hardy The evergreen …

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