Growing Calendar for Pizza Herb Collection - Herb Plants x3
Delivery: Late May to Early June
This complete Pizza Herb collection, containing Thyme, Oregano and Italian Basil, will add bold flavourings to your pizza or Italian-inspired meals and are a great way of introducing kids to herbs. Really rewarding to grow and use in your favourite dishes.
All these herbs love the sun and can even cope with a drought so long as they get lots of sun.
These herbs are so easy to grow and quick to produce you lots of edible leaves. We provide one plug plant each of thyme, oregano and rosemary which you simply add to a pot, water, place in a sunny site and watch grow to give lush leaves you can pick to zest up pizza tops.
Thyme vulgaris fredo
Smothered in tiny blossoms and aromatic leaves thyme is a magnet for insects in the garden.
An essential herb for use in the kitchen especially for Italian cooking and pasta.
Oregano vulgare Diablo
Oregano is a widely used herb in Greek and Italian cuisine to give flavour to tomato or lamb dishes.
Also used in traditional medicine for treating colds, indigestion and stomach upsets.
This is a well known herb has a multitude of culinary uses. Essential for Italian dishes, Basil is a highly decorative, aromatic herb whether grown on the windowsill or outside during summer.
Planting your Herb Plants
We recommend you plant 2 lots of 3 herb plug-plants to 1 pot with a 12in (30cm) diameter, to give you a nice full pot of lush leaves for picking through the summer. Just designate a third of the pot for two plants of each of the 3 herbs.
Plant up several pots so you have a continual supply- they make a great gift too to friends who enjoy cooking and have that culinary flair.
Grow in pots with free-draining compost to ensure the plants have the best soil to grow and thrive in.
How your plants arrive
Each of your herbs arrive to you as young plants containing a ‘plug’ of soil with roots running through them and some small green stems and leaves.
Although they are little they are the perfect size to get growing fast once you plant them up.
Your herb plants will arrive to you in a plastic wallet contained in a bubble-lined envelope or a box for larger orders. The wallet allows your young plants to stay healthy by giving them an ideal air and root environment when it arrives to you. Check your 5 plants are there in the plastic wallet, according to your order.
Can’t plant straight away?
If you cannot plant up your herb plants straight away into their permanent position make sure the plugs of your plants are kept moist at all times.
You can place your plants on a saucer or tray of water so the plugs are immersed at the beginning of the day. Keep an eye on them and take them out of the water once the soil is moist from absorbing the water beneath.
Keep your herb plants in a well-ventilated and light position in their plastic wallet after giving them water. Look to planting in their permanent position within 5-7 days.
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Please unpack the plants as soon as you receive them and sit them in a tray of shallow water if they appear to have dried out in transit.
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Once you have received our superb young plants follow these simple instructions...
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days