Herbs are some of the easiest plants to overwinter but they can do with a little prep beforehand. Prune dead leaves and branches from those you plan to leave outdoors. These include the perennials like rosemary and thyme. Dig up and pot more sensitive plants. Since you’re going to be harvesting branches anyway, preserve the trimmings in the fridge or by drying. Mulch your herb bed and amend the soil while you’re digging. With a few easy steps, you’ll have herbs year round.

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