Focus: July and August gardening tips

During summer, remember always to water the plants. Chilies All chilies are producing many pods: harvest them ripe or unripe, store or eat them, and don't f...
Focus: Storing chili peppers

Freezing chili peppers This is the easiest way to freeze chili peppers: remove the stems, cut them into slices (like the Jalapenos in the picture) and put them...
Spices and Aromatic Herbs Mixtures

Prepare your own homemade spices and aromatic herbs mixtures from around the world, including curry powder, Provencal Herbs, Taco Seasoning Mix, Thai Curry Paste...

The August photo gallery: Ecuadorian Purple

The plant for the banner picture of this month.
Seasonal cooking for August

Seasonal herbs and spices: Anise, balm, basil, bay, burnet, calamint, catnip, chervil, chives garlic, chives, cilantro, cinnamon basil, cumin, curry plant, flax, horehound, hyssop, jasmine, lavender, lemon bergamot, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lovage, marigold, marjoram, mint, mustard, oregano, parsley, purslane, rosemary, safflower, sage, savory, sesame, sorrel, tarragon, thyme, wild thyme, yarrow.

Seasonal vegetables: Aubergines, beans, beetroots, caper, carrots, celery, chards, chick peas, chicory, cucumber, endive, eschalot, leek, lentils, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkin flowers, pumpkin, purslane, radishes, rocket, spinach, string beans, Swiss chard, tomato, turnips, zucchini.

Seasonal fruits: Almonds, apples, apricots, bilberries, blackberries, currant, figs, grape, melons, peaches, pears, plums, prickly pear, raspberries, water melon.

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