Growing Your Own Gourmet Herbs

Story: Growing Your Own Gourmet Herbs
Episode: 10
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane
Air Date: 1 May 2021

Trevor shows you how to create a planter full of herbs that you’ll use frequently in your kitchen.

  • Spring onions are good for digestion. They’re loaded with vitamins, like A and C, and they’re a rich source of magnesium, potassium and phosphorous.
  • Dill is also a great source of vitamins A and C. It’s jam-packed full of flavonoids, which are believed to help reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease.
  • Chives are tough, flavoursome and go well in almost any meal. They are rich in folate and vitamin K, which assists in maintaining bone density.
  • The trick to successfully growing edible plants in pots lies within the soil Fill your pot up 30% with a premium potting mix.
  • Don’t be scared to fill almost every centimetre of the pot. These plants will enjoy the competition and that’ll make them crop faster.
  • Water them in with Seasol to prevent transplant shock.

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