Sunday, August 12, 2012

Mint gone to flower

 You really shouldn't let your herbs go to flower. They will put all of their energy into making seed instead of making more leaves. So, since I use the leaves of my mint and basil I cut back their flowers today. All is not lost though. They are now sitting in my summer cup to be enjoyed till their energy is spent and I return them to the Earth as they wilt to add to the circle of life.

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