Category: Herbs A-Z

How to grow basil

Basil is a subtropical herb  and though you can plant it outdoors once the last chance of frost is past, it requires a sunny, sheltered position. Better, maybe to grow it in pots on a sunny windowsill. That way, you…

Chives Growing Tips

How to encourage fast growth Give them a fertiliser that’s high in nitro­gen – the element that promotes leafy growth. Sprinkle the fertilizer around each plant once in late spring. Water the surrounding soil immediately afterwards. Early each spring, too,…