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Tips & Tricks for Beginner Herb Gardeners

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Growing herbs is a simple and rewarding experience that anyone can enjoy. Whether you're an experienced gardener or just starting, herbs are easy to grow and require minimal maintenance. Not only are they a great way to add fresh flavour to your meals, but they can also be used for medicinal purposes or to create fragrant teas and essential oils.

Start small

If you're new to gardening, don't try to take on too much at a time. Start with a few simple herbs that are easy to grow and care for. Some great beginner options include rosemary, chives, mint, parsley, and thyme.

Choose the right location

Most herbs prefer a sunny location with well-drained soil. Ensure your herb garden is in an area that gets at least six hours of sunlight daily.

Water your herbs properly

Most herbs prefer to be kept evenly moist but not soaking wet. Water your herbs when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch.

Prune your herbs

Regular pruning will help keep your herbs healthy and promote new growth. Remove any dead or yellowing leaves and trim back the stems as needed.

By following these tips and tricks, you'll be on your way to growing your own fresh herbs in no time. And remember, don't be afraid to experiment and try new things!

Are you ready to start? Visit the Pepperpot Nursery online shop, where you can find our most popular Instant Herb Garden Box - a collection of twelve herb plants from our culinary herbs section

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