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Post  FamilyGardening on 7/18/2011, 8:39 pm

hi all ....we harvested a bunch of herbs today Very Happy

one of them i dont remember what it is....i have had it for several of years and it comes back on its own.....i harvested some of it today as it was about to flower Shocked

anyone know what it is? and is it ok to harvest now that it is showing signs of flowering?....will it taste good still ?

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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  Denese on 7/18/2011, 9:18 pm

Looks like oregano or marjoram to me.
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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  camprn on 7/18/2011, 9:46 pm

@Denese wrote:Looks like oregano or marjoram to me.
LOL, Yup, looks like that to me too. The flowering should not really effect the flavor and the bees will love it. http://homecooking.about.com/od/cookingfaqs/f/faqoregano.htm
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Post  Goosegirl on 7/18/2011, 9:47 pm

@Denese wrote:Looks like oregano or marjoram to me.

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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  FamilyGardening on 7/19/2011, 1:14 am

thanks so much everyone! Very Happy

it must be oregano Very Happy i remember planting some of that and i dont remember planting any marjoram.....

thanks for the web site camprn.....looks like we can even eat the flowers! Very Happy

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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  MarcyG on 7/19/2011, 7:38 am

Looks like Oregano to me. Mine came back this year also Very Happy
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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  westie42 on 7/19/2011, 10:17 am

Since there was oregano thereabouts before you are all probably correct however my oregano both Greek ad Italian have slightly broader less pointed leaves. My marjoram has more elongated leaves like this picture. Only the taste test could tell me properly what the variety is.

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Re: what kind of herb is this?

Post  quiltbea on 7/19/2011, 10:30 am

Whatever it is, I think it can be cut back quite a bit now to prevent it from flowering again.
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Post  camprn on 7/19/2011, 11:15 am

@quiltbea wrote:Whatever it is, I think it can be cut back quite a bit now to prevent it from flowering again.
Yup, if you cut the tops off it wont flower and will make the plant bushier. But if you want to leave it to flower the bees will be happy you did. Very Happy
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