Sick of buying sleeved herbs at the supermarket to take with you on holiday? Millie plants a basketful of a tasty herbs that can travel! Or, for while we’re staying closer to home during the COVID-19 pandemic… what a great gift for a cooped up friend.
A cane basket, approx. 200-300mm deep
Good quality potting mix
Herbs, picking greens and 1:38 edible flowers
1:47 Line your basket with plastic to prevent soil washing out.
Cut some drainage holes in the liner.
Fill the basket with potting mix blended with organic fertiliser and worm castings.
2:00 Plant the herbs, arranging the tallest varieties in the centre of the basket and trailing varieties towards the edge.
Water in and liquid feed every 2-4 weeks.
0:44 Warm season basket
Basil, Ocimum basilicum
Sage, Salvia officinalis
Oregano, Origanum vulgare
Thyme, Thymus vulgaris
Chives, Allium schoenoprasum
0:50 Cool season basket
Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis cv.
Sorrel, Rumex acetose
Flat-leaf Parsley, Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum
Celery, Apium graveolens
Viola, Viola ‘Johnny Jump Up’
1:39 Coriander, Coriandrum sativum
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