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How to grow peppermint and thyme in a pot


Monty Don shows how to plant the herbs, peppermint and thyme in pots, with advice on watering, drainage and when to prune.

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Pinkrosey 24/11/2011 at 15:27

Just brought a tyhme and chocolate, apple mint plants - so going out to plant them up now.

bowie2 24/11/2011 at 15:28

I retired at xmas and have got more interested in my garden, it is a mess at the moment I have been planning what I would like to do, hopefully with the tips I get from here it will have taken shape by next year, I enjoy looking through all the projects,

alisonash 24/11/2011 at 15:28

hi bowie2. Just a tip now your retired. Gardening can be cheap, sometimes free, although tiring and rewarding. Recycle loads of household items for pots, cuttings, trellis, planters.
Have cuttings from friends and neighbours. Snip off from overhanging gardens, and parks (shhushhh ha) !Enjoy !!!!!!!!