Perfect Parsley

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How great is parsley? Green, fresh, flavoursome! Easy to grow and bountiful, it’s often used as a garnish but this beauty brings great flavour to many dishes. I love flicking through recipe books from the 1950s through to 1980s and…

Build a herb garden in a day

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It was school holidays… Our first attempt at school holidays in fact. So to pass the time, we decided to include setting up a herb garden as one of the achievements of the two weeks off. This is easily an…

Pest Control In A Herb Garden

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I love gardens and am intrigued about all that goes on in them. Stopping to peer at plants is one of my favorite pastimes. An unfortunate delay in a day really if I'm meant to be heading somewhere or midway…

A Great Recipe Using Herbs And Chicken – Old School Chicken And Vegetable Soup

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Herbs In Your Garden To Complement Chicken Dishes Throughout this blog you’ll find a myriad of ideas on how to grow, use and benefit from all types of herbs. I also thought it would be really cool to show you…

How To Store Herbs, A Bit About Bulk Cooking And Beautiful Old (And New) Cookbooks

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The aromatic awesomeness of herbs makes a great addition to the atmosphere of a garden. And, scrumptiously, adds depth to the flavours of any cooking. I can’t express how much my mind gets blown every time a quick addition of…

Case Study: A Lesson Learned! Why An Ergonomic ‘in Your Face’ Herb Garden Is Better Than An Out Of The Way One

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The Ergonomics Of It For a few years now we’ve had a possum proof/chook pen style garden out in the backyard. At first, the setup seemed tremendous, and I planted heaps of herbs within it. But we quickly realised it…

How Much To Cut From Your Herbs For The Ultimate Herb Harvest (And To Keep Them Healthy)

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Common Questions & Some Answers There is so much out there on this so here are a few questions I had myself, and have been asked by others. Some herbs snipped and ready for cooking with any meat or vegetarian…

Seeds, Seedlings Or Established Herbs: Which Is Best To Work With?

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There a number of ways you can go in order to establish your own herb garden. What you choose to go with will depend on how much time you have to tend to your garden, the funds available for purchasing…

Bigger Herb Gardens: Vertical Walls, Spiral And The Benefits Of Companion Planting

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In this post, we go through a bunch of herb combinations which are good to mix and match when you have limited space to grow things. While these are delightful for small windowsill gardens or a more substantial potted herb…

More tips on growing herbs in smaller spaces + herb combinations

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The are many benefits to owning a miniature or small herb garden. Aside from smelling gorgeous, they are a fantastic feature bringing the outdoors indoors or keeping a little outdoor area green and fresh feeling. They grow and change shape…