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. Choose large plants for instant impact.More advice on growing herbsHow to pick herbs effectively.Learn about medicinal herbs.Planting up a hanging basket with parsley and tomatoes.Potting up a window box with herbs.Propagating lavender and rosemary.
and ideas on growing herbsCreating a container display of edible herbs.Follow Joe Swift's video advice on growing basil from seed.Learn about healing herbs from herb expert Jekka McVicar.Learn how to take rosemary and lavender cuttings.
Herbs can transform a meal into a feast, enhancing and adding flavour to a huge array of dishes. Grow them in a pot by your back door for ease of access while you're cooking.The herbs in this pot recipe will all enhance the flavour of meat. Rosemary
Teracotta pot (40 x 32cm) x1Peat-free compostBroken crockPlace a piece of broken crock over the hole in the base of the pot to maintain good drainage. Add peat-free compost until the container is about two-thirds full.Knock out each herb plant from its pot