Home
About Us
Sun Gardening

Making a Herb Planter

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

You will need:

Pots, Multipurpose Compost, Herbs, Watering Can

Best time to do it:

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Difficulty: 1 / 5

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

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.

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

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.


Back to project list

More projects for July...

Taking softwood cuttings
Difficulty: 3 / 5
You'll need: Secateurs, rooting hormone powder, pot, compost, cover

Heat Protection
Difficulty: 1 / 5
You'll need: Newspaper, Shading Paint, Brush, Watering Can, Horticultural Fleece or Netting

Holiday Watering
Difficulty: 1 / 5
You'll need: Tray, Plastic Bag, Watering Can, Spade

Begonia Cuttings
Difficulty: 2 / 5
You'll need: Knife, Board, Pebbles, Pots, Cuttings Compost, Plastic Bag, Tie

Where next...

Pests & Diseases
Videos
Step by Step Projects
Main News
Offers




Copyright 2017 All rights reserved.