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  • P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith | Grow Herbs Almost Anywhere With a Herb Hanging Basket | PBS

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Program: P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

Not everyone has a backyard to plant herbs they enjoy. Using a hanging basket is a great way to utilize a small space or no space at all. Since many herbs enjoy similar growing conditions, they can easily be combined into one container. Taken a wire hanging basket and add a coco liner. The coco liner is essential for retaining soil and provides adequate drainage. Then, fill the basket with a good quality soil. Use Bonnie Plants because they're available in 100 percent biodegradable peat pots which can be can be planted in the basket. After the plants are snug in their spaces, fill in with a little extra soil and water well. Be sure to place your hanging basket in a location that receives plenty of sun and you'll have fresh herbs at your finger tips all season long.

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Post Date: July 13, 2011