Whats the Best way to dry My Flowers Herbs & Fruits after harvest?

Whats the Best way to dry My Flowers Herbs & Fruits after harvest?

Its a question we get asked a lot and is 30% at least of the growing stages that people over look and forget about, if you dry you herbs and flowers to quickly they quckly develp a straw/grass like texture and smell. This means they have just about been ruined…. does this sound familiar? please read on… you would not believe how many people do not do this process properly and in days ruin months of hard work and maintenance.

A Quick step quide to properly drying your flowers and  herbs to achieve maximum aromas, smells, flavours and tastes.

What is the best Way to Dry and cure my plants and flowers?
(obviously not required for fresh fruit and vegetables )

dried Flowers and herbs won’t dry properly unless they have the right environment. The ideal flowers and herbs drying environment has the following characteristics:

Temperature controlled between 72-76F
Relative humidity controlled to 46-55%
Absolutely no pet hairs, insects, mold/fungi, dirt, dust, cigarette smoke or other pollutants.
Exhaust venting and air exchange to remove and renew the entire volume of drying-room air at least once every hour.
No sunlight or other direct intense light
Gentle air movement that does not sway hanging flowers or herbs

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