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Novice Gardeners Should Consider Herbs!

Variegated lemon thyme. Photo: JMcConnell, UF/IFAS If you have ever thought about gardening but feel too intimidated to give it a try, consider starting with a herb garden! Culinary herbs are generally very easy to grow and very forgiving of the neglectful gardener. They have relatively few pest or disease problems and thrive in hot …

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4-H Alert! Fall Herbs are a Black Swallowtail’s Delight

All of you 4-H members with fall herb gardens: Would you be willing to sacrifice your apiaceous herbs to the Black Swallowtail Caterpillar?   Busily devouring dill and fennel, the lime green, black striped caterpillars in the UF IFAS Extension Washington County Office have quickly become a popular attraction.  It is fortunate that the South’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/08/4-h-alert-fall-herbs-are-a-black-swallowtails-delight/

Experiment When Cooking with Herbs

Be adventurous in cooking with herbs! Many novice cooks fret about what herbs to add to a recipe, when to add them and how much to add.  There are no rules when cooking with herbs! The fun of livening up recipes with herbs is in the experimenting. For those who want more guidance, a guide …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/16/experiment-when-cooking-with-herbs/