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Companion Planting - Using Herbs to Deter Insect Pests - Gardening
Herbs work especially well as companion plants. They multitask by attracting beneficial insects and repelling pest insects and their fragrance and foliage make  ...
http://gardening.about.com/od/naturalorganiccontrol/a/Companion_2.htm
Pairing and Combining Your Fresh Grown Herbs With Foods
When cooking with the fresh herbs you grow, the only rule is to please yourself and your guests. The following table lists flavorful herb and food combinations ...
http://gardening.about.com/od/recipesforfreshherbs/a/Cooking_Herbs.htm
Herbs for Dying - Growing and Using Herbs for Dying - Gardening
Many common dye herbs can be grown easily in the garden; plants like broom, dandelion, fennel, ... Experiment with these tips here and see what works for you.
http://gardening.about.com/od/herbsspecificplants1/a/Dye_Herbs.htm
Using Herbs and Teas in Soap Making - Candle & Soap Making
How to best use teas and herbs used for tea in your soap making.
http://candleandsoap.about.com/od/tipstricks/qt/qtusingteasoap.htm
Herbs and Spices in Cocktail Mixology - Cocktails - About.com
How to use herbs and spices in cocktails and to combine their tastes and flavors to perfection. This in depth, pictorial study of using herbs in cocktail is the work ...
http://cocktails.about.com/od/mixology/ig/Herbs-and-Spices-in-Mixology/
How Do I Start Using Herbs? - Herb Gardens - About.com
When starting out, the idea of using herbs in everyday life is romantic and sometimes overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you do it safely? Who has the ...
http://herbgardens.about.com/od/medicinalherbs/a/How-To-Begin-Using-Herbs-In-My-Life.htm
10 Herbs to Use for an Herbal Bath - Herb Gardens - About.com
Herbs for a soothing herbal bath. These herbs can provide relaxation, muscle relief and even help for dry irritated skin. Check out the list of herbs to use for a ...
http://herbgardens.about.com/od/herbalcraftsandgifts/tp/10-Herbs-To-Use-For-An-Herbal-Bath.htm
Fresh Herbs - Recipes Using Fresh Herbs - Local Foods - About.com
Fresh herbs are an easy way to add variety and flavor to seasonal produce. I've collected dozens of recipes below that make ample use of fresh parsley, mint, ...
http://localfoods.about.com/od/herbs/
Making Sun Tea With Fresh Herbs - Herb Gardens - About.com
A unique way to use your fresh herbs is to use the heat of the sun to brew them into a delicate sun tea. The tea never becomes bitter, and what a novel thing to ...
http://herbgardens.about.com/od/culinary/a/How-To-Make-Sun-Tea-Using-Fresh-Herbs.htm
Tip - When To Use Fresh vs. Dried Herbs
If I want fresh herbs I have to buy them - at $2 a package. And when I do I almost inevitably end up with 3/4 of the package going bad before I can use it.
http://cookingfortwo.about.com/od/ingredients/a/freshvsdriedherbs.htm
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