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Post by polgara on 18th September 2011, 10:47 am

A good way to get some herbs growing quickly, is to buy the supermarket growing herbs in pots. Tip them out of the pots & gently seperate them. You will be suprised at how many plants there are. Repot & just wait a couple of weeks & you will have a nice crop. Cut down, but leave the growing centre, I have cut mine down 4 or 5 times & they are still sprouting well. Bonus is I found them in the cheapy section as they were very leggy.

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Post by Dandelion on 18th September 2011, 8:51 pm

I would much rather buy the growing herbs than the 'fresh' ones cut and presented in packets. I could see most of the packet ending up on the compost heap unless I dried them.

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