Posted in Gardening at Home, Gardening at School, tagged chives, gardening in school, gardening with children, grow your own, growing herbs, growing herbs in a hanging basket, growing thyme, hanging baskets, herb garden, herb gardening, kids gardening, lavendar, mint, recycle works, recycleworks, rosemary, school gardening, wildlife gardening on April 27, 2011 |
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Why not try a hanging basket with a difference this year… filled with herbs it will attract a wealth of bees and other insects, plus if it’s positioned next to the kitchen door it will be handy for cooking too.
Rosemary, lavender, thyme, marjoram, sage and chives will all do well. ..And they will love the sunny, well-drained conditions.
Remember mint is quite prolific and if left to its own devices will take over the whole basket so plant it in a pot of its own and sink it into the hanging basket like that.
With many supermarket herbs travelling thousands of miles to our plates, your hanging herb garden will be great for the environment too!
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