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on the underside of leaves. Destroy plants if you find it.Advice on growing and harvesting herbsWatch Carol Klein planting herbs in a window box in her video guideGrowing peppermint and thyme in a container, with Monty Don at BerryfieldsTips on picking herbs
Monty Don shows how to plant the herbs, peppermint and thyme in pots, with advice on watering, drainage and when to prune.springMore advice on growing herbsPicking herbsRaising new mint plantsGrowing basil from seedPlanting herbs in a window box
and mintIce cube traysummer-autumn30 minutesSelect the healthiest and freshest shoots of yourchosen herb and cut the leaves away from the stems. Wash the leaves, then chop them up into small pieces using a sharp knife or a pair of kitchen scissors
of your plants will encourage bushy growth. Keep on watering them and they can be planted outside in summer.More on growing herbsAdvice on growing and harvesting herbs.How to raise new mint plants.How to grow basil from seed.Plant herbs in a window box.
. It may be cheating Nature but it extends the life of your plants and gives you handfuls of herbs to enjoy.HerbsSecateurs or scissorsIce-cube traysMarch - August (or whenever herbs have usable foliage)10 minutes Chives grow quickly in spring and summer