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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.
June - August20 minutesRue, Ruta graveolens 'Jackman's Blue'Miniature patio roses x2Pale green thyme, Thymus pulegioides 'Foxley'Garlic chives x3Small lavender, such as 'Munstead' x3Window boxCrocksPeat-free multi-purpose compostPlace the crocks
-Septemberall year round30 minutesGolden curly oregano, Origanum vulgare 'Aureum Crispum' x3Israeli sage, Salvia officinalis 'Nazareth' x2Rosemary, Rosamarinus officinalis x1Thyme, Thymus vulgaris x2Winter savory, Satureja montana x 1Terracotta pot (40 x 32cm) x1Peat
crispum x5English mace, Achillea ageratum x1Orange-scented thyme, Thymus vulgaris 'Fragrantissimus' x4Terracotta 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
thyme, Thymus citriodorus x3Terracotta 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