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I knew some of my garden plants would have limited fruiting in pots. Some are great for decoration, but many have useful leaves. Banana, and lemon are all good for wrapping food before cooking. Grape and nasturtium are good for making an edible wrap. Lemon, guava, orange, blackberry, strawberry, sweet mace, and coffee leaves are good for teas or tisanes. The coffee leaves even have caffeine.

I decided to make some herbal teas. I blended the coffee leaves with dandilion root, and mixed the fruit and berry leaves with dried strawberry bits. Maybe some lemon zest would be nice. I might mix some of the splenda/mint blend from last year with the sweet mace or leave it plain.

I am also making some soup mix using tomatoes from the garden, savory herbs, wild onion, and corn. I may add more dry bits as I go.



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