Storing Herbs for the Winter

Anonymous added on October 20, 2011 | Answered

I recently harvested oregano, sage and basil. Should I throw away the plant stem and soil or can I store them in the garage for the winter? Will they be ok for next year if I water and feed them a little?

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Answered on October 21, 2011

If they are in pots, the oregano and sage can make it through the winter in the garage if you remember to water them about once a month. They will look like they are dead, but they will just be dormant. The basil is just best to plant new from seed next year.

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