February harvest

Harvest and store
February 27, 2010


February can be a sad month, in my garden there's almost nothing to harvest: winter plants are dead and other plants are too young or still in dormancy.

CorianderMy coriander sowed in autumn is fresh and can be used in many recipes: fritters, soups, asian and south american recipes... I'm using it everywhere!

Coriander recipes


Lemon GrassI harvested some lemon grass too, a delicious herb for many thai-style dishes.

Harvesting Lemon Grass
Lemon Grass Recipes


You can also harvest limited leaves from: parsley, nira, rosemary, celery. Chives is emerging from winter dormancy, and spring is almost there.

With some fresh harvested thyme, rosemary and parsley I prepared three different tapenade.

Herbal teas, aromatic herbs, medicinal plants


- orange and tangerine zest
- carob tree bark
- coltsfoot flowers

Seasonal fruits and vegetables


Seasonal herbs and spices: Borage, cilantro, cress, ginger, nettle.

Seasonal Vegetables: Artichokes, beetroots, broccolis, cabbage, cardoons, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chicory, endive, fennel, kale, leek, lettuce, onions, pumpkin, savoy, spinach, sprout, turnips, turnip-tops.

Seasonal Fruits: Apples, clementines, grapefruits, kiwi, lemons, oranges, tangerines.



FebruaryRead also:

February gardening tips

February gardening tips: Preparing the pots


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