"I made antipasto this time....slice and sun dry or oven dry the slices. stuff them into a preserving jar, add some capers and a little lemon juice, top up with olive oil. After a few weeks the flavours intensify nicely"
If you cook it, slice or dice it, add some mint or your favourite herbs, a little olive oil and pop it in the freezer like that (in portion sizes), it lasts for a decent while, you just take out what you need as you need it. If in a hurry, just…"
I've grown echinacea from seed several times...they do seem to be a little slow then suddenly they pop up everywhere. I've had more success sowing straight into the ground than in trays and planting out later."