When should I harvest my herbs?

brodyjames_gwSeptember 16, 2013

Hi everyone, I usually hang out at the cactus and succulent forum, so this is my first post here.

I planted herbs for the first time this year and am wondering when to harvest them. I have sage, fernleaf dill, sweet basil, cilantro, cat nip, peppermint, spearmint, thyme, oregano, arugula, chives, rue and lavender.

The thyme and oregano are the only ones that haven't flowered yet.

Thanks.

Nancy

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Harvest basil now, my wife makes pesto out of ours. Cilantro is too late if it flowered as it will be bitter. Sage, thyme and oregano should be ok now, too. Sorry, can't help on the rest.

tj

    Bookmark   September 19, 2013 at 9:29PM
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brodyjames_gw

Hi, tj, nice to see you here! I harvested a bunch of stuff today, before it rains, AGAIN!!! Thanks for replying.

Nancy

    Bookmark   September 20, 2013 at 11:54PM
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