Growing Dill - Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Dill
Beneficial Pollinator - Dill is a great plant to keep honey bees happy and attract other beneficial insects to your garden.
- Multipurpose - The stems, seeds and seed heads are all edible.
- Nutritional Profile - Good source of many essential nutrients, including vitamin C, magnesium, and vitamin A.
Use in: Salads, soups, dips, pickling, preserving.
Snip the leaves as needed during the summer and harvest the top half of the plant when the seed heads are beige.
Dry in bunches or a bag. Store dried foliage and seeds in an air-tight container. Fresh leaves can be refrigerated for 1 week. Dillweed is easiest to handle when frozen on its stem. When needed, snip some off and return the rest to the freezer.
Brassicas, onions, asparagus, cucumbers, basil.