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Entries from July 2010

Gardners Tools – Ez Herb Gardening

July 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Herb Gardening For Beginners

Tweet When it comes to ez herb gardening, taking care of the gardener is just as important as actual herb gardening. I have my own gardeners tools that help me personally in my gardening. At work today the mosquitoes decided to come out and take their toll. I was glad I was prepared to take […]

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Gardening Tools- Herb Gardening For Beginners

July 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Herb Gardening For Beginners

Tweet I guess you could say this post is about professional gardening tools since I am a professional gardener. But lets call it a post of gardening tools for herb gardening beginners. I like to keep life simple. So no fancy tools here. Just good quality tools. My gardening tools.

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Using Herbs – Sweet Basil Herb

July 12th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Using Herbs

Tweet Here are some simple yet yummy ways to use your fresh sweet basil herb. Basil Tomato Salad fresh tomatoes rice wine vinegar basil leaves – torn Slice fresh tomatoes onto your serving platter. Sprinkle with vinegar and top with torn basil leaves. Serve. (Use a platter that adds contrast, like blue, yellow or green.) […]

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Growing Sweet Basil and Other Basil Varieties

July 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Herb Plants

Tweet Your herb garden is not complete if you are not growing sweet basil. The bright green leaves give off a clove scent and make the perfect accent to a fresh tomato salad. Basil – There are may varieties of basil which vary in size and color. But Sweet Basil is the most famous. It […]

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Using Herbs – Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce

July 7th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Using Herbs

Tweet Basil goes with almost anything, but it goes especially well with tomatoes. The Greek word for basil means “king”. Which really fits this highly used culinary herb. Today we pruned our basil back to keep it from blooming. So tonight we had “Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce” over ravioli. Yummmmm it was good. Our tomatoes […]

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Attracting Birds To Your Herb Garden

July 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Herbs Gardening

Tweet Add texture and depth to you herb garden by attracting birds. Now this can be done in several ways. A bird bath. Place a bird bath in your herb garden. Birds need water, especially in the winter and the harsh heat of summer. A bird bath will make your garden the in place to […]

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Using Mint – Fresh Mint Recipes

July 3rd, 2010 · 8 Comments · Using Herbs

Tweet Mint is so refreshing and one of the most prolific summer herbs. Here are some simple ideas for using mint. I like to try different varieties. Like chocolate mint, peppermint, apple mint, basil mint (lemony) and spearmint.  Mint is easy to grow and is perfect for a shade garden. Rinse your mint and use […]

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