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Old 11-28-2010, 10:35 AM   #1
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The last of the herb garden

We've had some frosts, but I do still have some herbs that have not perished. Mostly parsley and rosemary (and I'm sure the rosemary will last another month or so) is what I have left. I made a nice potato dish last night. Does anyone else have anything fresh they are still using?

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Old 11-28-2010, 10:41 AM   #2
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Nope. Covered in snow here, and the frosts came about a month or two ago and killed everything...even the stuff I covered!
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Old 11-28-2010, 01:45 PM   #3
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I think there's about a foot of snow out there, at least that is what is up against the windows. I might go out later and see if I have to dig out the car, snowplow always buries it.
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Old 11-28-2010, 01:55 PM   #4
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I still have parsley, chives, and green onion tops, under an inch of melting snow. It's supposed to warm up here with some rainy periods through Friday. When it gets a little warmer I'll pick the rest of the outdoor parsley and see if the chives and onions are still usable.
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Old 11-28-2010, 03:02 PM   #5
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Actually I just planted some rosemary, culantro, tarragon, jalapenos and 4 different heirloom tomatoes. I love winter in Florida
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Actually I just planted some rosemary, culantro, tarragon, jalapenos and 4 different heirloom tomatoes. I love winter in Florida
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:13 PM   #7
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Here in Missouri, rosemary has to come indoors for the winter, so I've always got that. I used sage from the garden for my turkey. Garlic chives and regular chives are still green, there is still some peppermint, but most everything else is gone.
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Here in Missouri, rosemary has to come indoors for the winter, so I've always got that. I used sage from the garden for my turkey. Garlic chives and regular chives are still green, there is still some peppermint, but most everything else is gone.
Everything that's still green now will stay green until spring When I first came to Canada I was surprised to see green grass when the snow melted. It didn't turn brown until it thawed out.
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:07 PM   #9
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I have two Rosemary bushes that I harvest from all year. I am still picking oregano, sage and thyme from my outdoor pots. I also have thyme, parsley, chives, and some basil in pots in my greenhhouse. I'm not sure how much longer the basil will last but the others should last through the winter, as long as I remember to water them.
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:09 PM   #10
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I keep carrots covered in the ground all winter. Up until last night, I still had celery. Yesterday I uncovered it and forgot to recover it for last night. It was 19*F this morning and I know it is dead. I didn't have the energy to go see it today. I still have cabbage and broccoli I am harvesting, and parsley.
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