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Freeze Herbs Before Mother Nature Does

While lots of herbs won’t survive winter outdoors, many herbs freeze very well inside.

09/16/2014

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Grow Your Own Spring Herb Garden

Indoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.

04/27/2014

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iVeggieGarden App

The iVeggieGarden app is a thorough guide to planning, tracking and growing your vegetable garden, with answers to just about any question.

03/21/2014

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Blend And Freeze Herbs For Winter

Instead of just freezing herbs, blend them first for tasty combinations you can use later in sauces or to flavor drinks.

10/22/2012

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Vernick Offers Mocktails & Specialty Sodas On New Drink Menu

Handcrafted cocktails–with or without alcohol–are the latest craze in Philadelphia, and now another Rittenhouse Square hot spot has added them to the menu.

09/13/2012

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Let Herbs Flower In Fall

All summer long, most gardeners stop herbs from flowering by pinching off the tips but, by September, I relent and let my herbs produce pretty little flowers.

09/05/2012

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Assemblywoman Teaches Children About Healthy Choices

A Cherry Hill lawmaker is helping kids to learn about healthy food choices.

07/21/2012

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Freezing Herbs

Freezing herbs is faster than drying them and they taste fresher. Try it now and you’ll have herbs at your fingertips come winter.

07/02/2012

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Pretty And Practical Potted Plants

Herbs are a pretty and practical filler for pots. Low growers like oregano and thyme spill over the sides in a lovely way; while higher herbs like basil, mint and rosemary add some structure as taller companions to flowers.

06/06/2012

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An Annual Mistake

There’s a reason experts say not to plant annuals before Mother’s Day around here, because until mid-May, there’s still the chance of an overnight frost.

04/23/2012

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Give The Gift Of Herbs

You can make a lot of great holiday gifts from dried herbs you grew this year.

12/13/2011

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Add A Little Flavor To Your Garden And Your Meal

Planting a pot of herbs makes it easier to recreate all kinds of favorite flavors and recipes, since fresh herbs are often best scattered on food as it comes off the grill.

05/31/2011

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