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Drying rosemary in UK

Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:57 pm
by titchymum
I would like to dry some rosemary so I can use it during the winter but how do I do this.

Hannah

Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:55 pm
by Susan W
I have dried rosemary, and it was fairly easy. I just put the sprigs in a small plastic basket. You can line the bottom with paper towel. Leave on the counter. When you think it is dry (1 2 weeks?) strip the leaves from the stem and put in your jar. You could also cut a few sprigs and just hang to dry.

I don't worry with it now., Rosemary, if it gets established out does itself here. I have one huge one in the front garden. It is evergreen, so use fresh year 'round. When parts of it extend their boundaries lop off with pruning shears. I have another I put in another flower bed. I saw what was happening, and moved it to a designated spot in the back yard.

Hope this helps