Culinary herbs container display
Learn how to create a container display of culinary herbs, including mint, thyme and fennel.
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Home-grown herbs are far cheaper and much more flavoursome than those you can buy in the shops.
Grow a container of mixed culinary herbs, and place it on your kitchen windowsill or outside your back door. Keep plants well-watered and you'll have easy access to home-grown herbs whenever you want them.
Find out how to create a culinary herbs container display in just two easy steps, below.
You Will Need
- Herbs, e.g. basil, coriander, chives, rosemary, parsley
- Window box
- Multi-purpose, peat-free compost
Total time: 30 minutes
Drill drainage holes if necessary and part fill with compost. Arrange the plants with the tallest at the back, gently teasing out the roots to help the plants establish quickly.
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Fill compost around the plants and top-dress with gravel, to preserve moisture. Water well and allow to drain, then transfer the container to its final position.