A photograph of several bundles of fresh herbs hanging to dry.

How to Dry Herbs

When you have an abundance of fresh herbs on your hands, knowing how to dry herbs at home is a fantastic way to preserve your harvest. Whether you are drying flowers, leaves, roots, stems, or seeds, there are several different methods you can use to dry your herbs. These methods include using a dehydrator, using…

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How to Make an Herbal Drinking Vinegar

One of my favorite things about being an herbalist is delighting my loved ones with all of the creative herbal concoctions I bring to potlucks. Last week was one of my housemate’s birthdays, and to celebrate her, my friends and I decided to have a little dinner party. I offered to create a signature mocktail…

How to Make Herbal Salves

An herbal salve is a versatile topical remedy that can gently soothe and nourish the skin. This simple remedy is fun to make with kids, and it’s a wonderful gift to share with loved ones.