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How to make a Herb Planter


You will need: Pots, Multipurpose Compost, Herbs, Watering Can

You can use old pots to make an attractive herb planter which will provide interest for your garden and food for your kitchen.

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Step 1

Step 1 of How to make a Herb Planter

Line the base of the the largest pot with newspaper to prevent compost washing out and insects crawling in.

Step 2

Step 2 of How to make a Herb Planter

Fill the largest pot with compost and place the next pot within it. Sink the smaller pot so that it is half submerged within the compost.

Step 3

Step 3 of How to make a Herb Planter

Repeat the previous step for the final pot and then fill it with compost. Make sure the posts are stable and level.

Step 4

Step 4 of How to make a Herb Planter

Carefully pull each pot away from the herb plant. Plant them evenly within the container and make sure you leave space for them to grow. Gently water in the plants to settle them and place your new display in a sheltered part of the garden.

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