Oregano Bumper Crop

My oregano bush was so abundant this year; my honeybees were loving its blossoms so I decided to delay the harvest for a few more days…

After harvest, I had to prepare the plants for drying and remove the leaves below the flowering heads. This is simply done by pinching the stem under the FH and pulling downwards.

After harvest, I had to prepare the plants for drying and remove the leaves below the flowering heads. This is simply done by pinching the stem under the FH and pulling downwards.

Bundle them up in small batches and hang to dry for a week or two.

Bundle them up in small batches and hang to dry for a week or two.

Rub the bundles and shake off the flakes. Remove any twigs and package in air tight containers.

Rub the bundles and shake off the flakes. Remove any twigs and package in air tight containers.