Herb gardens are a great way to fill up spaces in your garden plots and boxes. They are easy to grow, produce wonderful and delicious fresh herbs for all of your cooking needs, and often produce an abundant harvest. The good news is that if you have an OVER abundance of herbs from
Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used. After harvesting, you want to dry herbs quickly to preserve their essential oils for the greatest intensity.
How to Freeze Basil, Oregano, Parsley, Cilantro, Thyme & Sage - I like this method because I can add more and more to the zip lock bag as I gather it, and then later on, after I've harvested all I'm going to get, I can then chop it up fine. You also don't add any other ingredients, so it can be used in any recipe.: