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Dill Plant - Pruning and Drying
As I use dill in a lot of my cooking, I decided to buy a dill plant to save money. As I had never dealt with herbs before, I searched the web, but didn't find a lot of information so I ended up asking an expert at Allexperts. com, Leroy J. Wilton, who has grown herbs for over 25 years and below is a link to his response.

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  • How to make a herb. Dill Plant   Pruning And Drying - Step 1
    Step 1

    He advised that regular dill sometimes can go to seed quickly, so cut 1/3 at a time off of the top.

  • How to make a herb. Dill Plant   Pruning And Drying - Step 2
    Step 2

    What you don't use right away, you can dry out for storing by placing in paper bag with holes on sides, then hang in an airy area & shake for a couple of minutes twice weekly.

  • How to make a herb. Dill Plant   Pruning And Drying - Step 3
    Step 3

    I used a clothespin to hold the dill to the top of the bag, but you could also use a chip clip.

  • How to make a herb. Dill Plant   Pruning And Drying - Step 4
    Step 4

    When it is completely dried out shake out the dill out of the bag onto a plate and take out the larger stems, then put the dill in a glass container and store out of direct sunlight.

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Holy Sock
Holy Sock · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 8 projects
I've always just frozen my dill in ziploc style baggies. It tastes fresh when used this way.
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kelly666Skellington™
i know right. at first i thought it was pot.
xD
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Kepi
Kepi · Los Angeles, California, US · 49 projects
Are you suuuure that's dill? haha...jk Tongue
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