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Herbs
 
 

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Save money on herbs by growing them yourself.  If you have a window with a southern exposure that receives a lot of sun, you can grow them inside all year long.  Herbs can be placed outside in pots or in the ground during the warmer months of the year.

Start with chives and parsley, and see the difference it makes to your food and recipes.  Grow them from seeds for more thrift savings.  Use one tablespoon of fresh chopped herbs for 1 teaspoon of dried herbs.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to save money on herbs.

- Buy dried herbs in bulk at stores like Costco and Cash and Carry.
 
- Shop for fresh herbs at farmer's markets.
 
- Shop for herbs online.
 
- Create an herb garden just outside your kitchen door. Plant perennial herbs for the most savings. Chives, Oregano, thyme, mint, sage and rosemary come up year after year.
 
- Share and trade with friends.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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