Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» My Compost Bin
by Turan Today at 12:17 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by Turan Today at 11:58 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:27 am

» Gardening & Homesteading Skills Summit REGISTER NOW!
by countrynaturals Today at 11:23 am

» Does MM improve with age?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:19 am

» Newbie from Ayrshire, West Coast of Scotland
by countrynaturals Today at 11:13 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:11 am

» How much room for Tromboncino zucchini?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:08 am

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by SQWIB Today at 10:39 am

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by sanderson Today at 10:37 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 10:20 am

» Helpful Beetles
by countrynaturals Today at 10:07 am

» Thumbs Up????
by sanderson Today at 10:03 am

» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by sanderson Today at 10:01 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by sanderson Today at 9:59 am

» More Bad News for Bugs
by SQWIB Today at 9:57 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 9:56 am

» What weed? is this? (with pic)
by sanderson Today at 2:57 am

» Today's Harvest
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:48 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:26 pm

» Lower south Oct 2017
by brianj555 10/17/2017, 5:02 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by brianj555 10/17/2017, 4:50 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by CapeCoddess 10/17/2017, 3:48 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by countrynaturals 10/17/2017, 3:37 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson 10/17/2017, 12:17 am

» new greenhouse got drafted
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 8:08 pm

» Monarch Supporter
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 7:55 pm

» New England October 2017
by countrynaturals 10/16/2017, 1:09 pm

» October Avatar: Don't Fence Me In
by trolleydriver 10/16/2017, 11:45 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 10/15/2017, 3:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Herbs

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Herbs

Post  sanderson on 9/3/2015, 2:21 am

A few weeks ago I bought a small coffee grinder from Target, about $15. Today I finally got around to grinding the dried garlic and cayenne peppers into powders. I didn't add an anti-caking agent so I will have to pound the baby food jars when I want to use them. Embarassed I would have ground the coriander but there were so many stems and I don't know how to eliminate them. Is it okay to grind the stems with the seeds? I also dried some basil and parsley in the microwave, and strung up some more cayenne and green chili to dry. The only thing I did not achieve this year is drying cilantro. Next year!!

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14768
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Herbs

Post  Marc Iverson on 9/3/2015, 3:29 am

Can you use the old way of getting the chaff from wheat and other grains? Drop them in front of a fan and let the wind blow away the stems and smaller bits while the heavier seeds fall onto a towel or sheet below? Or just try it outside on a windy day?
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3638
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 56
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Herbs

Post  sanderson on 9/3/2015, 12:07 pm

I'll try a fan outdoors. I tried blowing but I didn't like the idea of breath on stored food. Now where is my winnowing basket? Laughing

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14768
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Herbs

Post  camprn on 9/3/2015, 8:58 pm

Most times I use a small morter and pestle to grind herbs and seeds ( corriander) just before use.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Herbs

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum