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When do you pick your dill for making pickles? Right before the seedhead turns brown or after? Or does it matter??
 

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Doesn't anyone pick their own dill?? :shrug:
 

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You can use the flower head while still yellow for pickles, and let some go to seed if you want to have dill seed to use later on.
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Thanks Mickey! My neighbor used them after they had gone to seed but that seemed late to me.
 

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I use my dill when the seeds are still green. Always save some of the dried one to plant the next year.
 

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I use it green and save seeds for next year like most people do. Just be aware that dill self-seeds easily and if you aren't carefull you will have a whole garden of dill! ---for years to come.

It is easily sold at the farmers Market or the local grocery store. Ono one ever seems to have enough dill.

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tinda said:
I use it green and save seeds for next year like most people do. Just be aware that dill self-seeds easily and if you aren't carefull you will have a whole garden of dill! ---for years to come.

It is easily sold at the farmers Market or the local grocery store. Ono one ever seems to have enough dill.

tinda
Oh, yes - I know how dill spreads!! I just did a search and found the thread on freezing the dill heads. I think I'll have to do that as I don't have enough cukes to pickle with yet.
 
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