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How to Make a Moisturizing Herbal Balm

An easy-to-make gift idea from the garden

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After the long gardening season begins to come to a close, and the cool season begins to set in, many a gardener may look down to find that their hands have taken the brunt of abuse from all that digging, plucking, pruning, and harvesting. Fall is a great time to not only harvest and dry herbs and flowers, but also to begin crafting items with them. In this video,  you’ll learn how to make a moisturizing herbal balm from the garden with senior editor Danielle Sherry. This easy-to-follow recipe results in a wonderfully fragrant salve that makes a great gift for yourself, a friend, or a family member. What’s better, you can modify it using your own favorite herbs. To start, you’ll need to harvest and dry your herbs. Once that’s done, you’re ready to begin making your balm!

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