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Posted on 25 September 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Drying Herbs

By Vanessa Richins

You had fun growing some herbs in your yard this year, and now you would like to save some for later.

All you need to do is dry them – much cheaper than buying dried herbs at the store. There are five basic methods.

1) Air Drying

This is the most popular method of herb drying. Simply snip off a few stems – approximately 10 or so – and tie them together into a bundle. Cover with a paper bag and hang upside down in a warm, dry place. Make sure they are not in direct sunlight. It takes about 2-4 weeks for the herbs to dry out.

2) Drying Tray
You can make a drying tray by Read the rest of this entry »

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