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Mardy Townsend
36:26
what is the difference in taste/cooking between spearmint and peppermint?
Sarah
37:03
I like peppermint way better
Mardy Townsend
37:21
why?
Sarah
37:26
But can't put my finger on the reason why
Sarah
37:52
Spearmint is more pungent and not as sweet
Eve
37:52
I love spearmint/sweet mint for mojitos?
Eve
37:57
!
Eve
38:23
what do you use peppermint for?
Sandy Miller
38:54
I make mint simple syrup and then freeze it. Can have mint for mojitos all year :)
Anna Van Farowe
39:07
When you said to fertilize herbs in pots, can I use our compost?
Sarah
39:08
Everything, I put it in tabouli and middle eastern cooking and water and tzatziki sauce
Anna Van Farowe
39:26
Also, is lemon grass in the pepper/spearmint family?
Eve
39:30
Wow! that sounds great! I have peppermint seeds but can't get them to sprout..
Sarah
40:47
Lemon grass is in the grass family, go figure, lol. Mint is in the mint family. I'm not trying to be a smart ass
Sandy Miller
40:56
Rosemary from cuttings??
Sarah
41:06
A lot of herbs are in the mint family: oregano, marjoram, lemon balm, etc.
Stacy Senskey
41:11
Sarah! haha
Sandy Miller
41:41
Don’t mints traditionally have a square stem so easy to identify?
Sarah
42:06
Yes, a lot of mints have square stems, not all, but a lot. It's a very diverse group
Ed/betsy
42:49
anything about sage?
Anna Van Farowe
43:51
LOL. Thanks, Sarah. Our lemon grass is as invasive as our mint, and it doesn’t seem to help with mosquitoes.
Anna Van Farowe
44:55
Also, can I use compost to fertilize my potted plants?
Sandy Miller
46:09
I was always taught that herbs like to be touched so every couple weeks I cut them.
Dee Dee
46:30
My poll will not let me submit it.
Dee Dee
46:43
Nevermind
Eve
47:34
having a hard time starting herbs from seeds...any tips?
Sandy Miller
47:37
Horrifying to think of fertilizing mint …… LOL yikes!
Mardy Townsend
49:40
peppermint vs spearmint?
Rebecca Eidens
50:42
No. Not growing Basil.
Sarah
51:14
Some herb seeds need light to germinate. So just press them into soil and keep moist, don't cover them
Sarah
51:26
It's usually the really small ones that need light to germinate
Eve
51:27
Thank you!
Eve
51:52
should I just dump like the whole packet into one or two pots?
Sarah
52:40
For those really tiny seeds, yes it's good to put quite a few in the pot to ensure germination and good bunching in the case of thyme and others
Eve
52:52
Great thank you so much!
Sandy Miller
56:19
Is verbena considered a woody perennial? The stem looks quite substanial
Dawn’s IPhone
01:01:26
I sadly have to go thank you so much for the information it was so helpful
Ed/betsy
01:03:14
sage>
liz_b
01:07:38
How do I keep lavender alive in pots year round?