Harvesting and Preparing Rosemary Tips

Fresh Cut Rosemary

In this post I share harvesting and preparing rosemary tips.  You will love how easy it is to not only grow the plant but enjoy daily.  Join me in the dome and my kitchen in the video attached to this post.

Harvesting and Preparing Rosemary Video

In this video we had out to the dome to harvest off of an older plant.  This plant has been in the dome growing healthy for over five years.  Check out how I take the fresh new branch off to use in my latest recipe.  Watch the video below and scroll down to see harvesting rosemary tips. The rose ‘shrub’ I am cutting from in my dome is well over 3 feet tall.

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This video is part of my Bren Haas Channel feature on YouTube.  My subscribers are welcome to scroll down and ask questions about rosemary on my website.

Important Harvesting and Preparing Rosemary Tips

Spring TIme to Replant

Rosemary is one of the easiest plants to grow from seed, harvest and prepare in meals.  I think folks just don’t realize how rewarding this herb really is to have in home and garden.  Below I am listing a few important harvesting and preparing tips.  If you have questions or want to add to this conversation please scroll down and leave a comment.

  • Use pruners or kitchen scissors to cut the rosemary twig.
  • Be sure to use the freshest leaves for cooking and baking.
  • Experiment with different varieties of this herb to find the one you enjoy most.
  • Gently wash the branch before removing the leaves to use in recipe.
  • Use your fingers and pinch the branch or twig while moving up to remove what is edible.
  • Chop the fresh leaves finely when using in a recipe.
  • FRESH herbs go ALONG WAY so be careful not to add to much.

More About Rosemary

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If you aren’t sure about growing rosemary from seed you can always find starter plants locally in the grocery store.  I LOVE how over the past few years there is a live plant display in the produce department.  Bring it home and use my tips to keep it thriving so you can experience fresh rosemary and other herbs in your food.

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More about this topic on my website at: Rosemary

Let’s Connect

In conclusion, please consider reaching out to me on my website. I would love to hear your thoughts on rosemary.  If you have tips or even recipes to share with me please do so below.

Happy Rosemary Gardening,

Bren Haas

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