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Lavender and thyme hanging basket


Lavender and thyme herbs emit a delicate fragrance. Position this hanging basket near the patio or a window so you can catch its scent on the wind. Choose a dwarf lavender, such as the compact 'Bella Series', as the centrepiece and surround it with one or several different varieties of thyme for a good mix of colour and flavours.

Plant it: April - May
At its best: June - September
Takes just: 20 minutes

How to do it:


Line the hanging basket with coir and plastic to retain moisture. Add compost mixed with water-retaining crystals and slow-release fertiliser. Position the dwarf lavender in the centre of the basket and plant the thyme plants around it.

Our tip

At the end of summer, plant out the thyme and lavender into a sunny, well-drained spot in the garden.

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