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Herbs

Dill: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Dill is Frequently Infested with insects and must be checked Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface…

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Coriander Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Coriander is Frequently Infested and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface numerous times.…

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Cilantro Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Cilantro is Frequently Infested and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface numerous…

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Basil Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Basil is Frequently Infested. Must be checked. Look for: aphids, thrips and leafminers. How to check basil for bugs Remove the leaves from the stem. Soak the leaves in a solution of vegetable wash and water. Enough vegetable wash should be used to make the solution feel slippery and sudsy. The solution should be in…

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