Select the Best Herbs and flowers

Collect the best flowers and herbs on a warm dry morning, after the dew is gone.  Pick through and toss any that are wilted, or spent

Cut and bundle the herbs using twine or a twisty tie.  As the herbs and flowers dry, the string will need to be tightened.

Hang the Herbs and Flowers to Dry

Let the herbs hang dry for approximately two weeks, the herbs and flowers should be crumble fairly easily when ground between your fingers.  They shoulc be mostly dry to ensure they will keep without molding

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