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Herbs and Composting – Organic Gardening – Comfrey

By Denise

Comfrey is a rather puzzling and unique herb with much garden lore and it may even be a misrepresented herb. Personally I think it’s a beautiful plant but I do not know enough about its other uses to use it safely. Many people use it for medicinal purposes but it’s a strong herb and needs […]

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Herb Gardening – Dandelion Cornbread

By Denise

Here’s another holiday favorite at my house using Dandelions. In order to have enough Dandelions for during the year I pick it them in the spring or in the fall after a frost so that it looses any bitternes. I freeze the blossoms. I dry dandelion leaves to use for teas and seasonings. Dandelion Cornbread 1-cup […]

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Creative Herb Gardening – Two Dandelion Recipes

By Denise

Here are two Dandelion recipes that are favorites in my house. Remember when picking and foraging dandelions in the spring and again late fall after a frost, only use the yellow blossom. Dandelion Blossom Syrup This is a traditional recipe passed down from the old world Europeans. It can be used as a substitute for […]

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Herbal Window Boxes and Herbal Pots – Herbal Gardening

By Denise

Creating an Indoor Herb Box or Container Pots Having fresh herbs on hand is possible at any time of year. An indoor herb box filled with herbs can benefit the entire family. An indoor herb garden is a wonderful way to over winter many of your tender perennials. Dig up your favorite perennials and herbs […]

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