Activity: plant your own mini herb garden


  • small herb plants, such as parsley, chives, purple sage, thyme and basil
  • trowel
  • watering can
  • compost
  • gravel
  • large container

How to make it

  1. Put a layer of gravel about 5 cm deep in the bottom of the container
  2. Add compost until the container is about three-quarters full
  3. Plant the herbs in the compost. Put the largest plant in the middle of the pot
  4. Push the compost down firmly around the plants, adding more if needed. Water the herbs well. Trimming or pricking the herbs regularly will help them grow and keep their flavour.


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