Windowsill Planter: Kitchen Herbs

by Paris Garden

$ 25.60
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Description

Offering great value, our trendy windowsill kits come in many popular varieties.

Measurements

208 (L) x 110 (W) x 95 mm (H)

Additional Information

Includes:

  • Galvanised windowsill pot
  • Seeds
  • Starting soil
  • Instructions
  • Growing tips

Growing Tips

  • Temperature
    • An average indoor temperature 18 - 28 degrees Celsius is best
    • In winter, put plants that are near windows into a warmer corner of the room at night
    • In summer, mist the air and your plant to give more moisture & reduce temperature
    • Avoid exposing plants to too much direct strong sunlight
    • Do not place plants near direct source of heat or air conditioners
  • Watering
    • Keep soil moist but not over watered
    • Water more during hot days and less during cold days
  • Light
    • Bay windows provide a perfect lighting environment
    • Placing plants under white light bulbs for 2 - 3 hours a day during dark days can promote growing
    • Plants need to rest so do not leave them under light for 24 hours a day
    • Rotate your plants at least once a week
  • Fertilising
    • Use of fertiliser is recommended for best results
    • Read fertiliser instructions clearly and do not over-fertilise
    • Before fertilising, place pots into ventilated spot to help absorption
    • Avoid fertilising during rainy days and cold days

Best Planting Months / Extra Tips

North Hemisphere

Basil

  • Basil is best sowned inside the house in March to September.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • First Sprouts shall come 1 to 2 weeks after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 60 days after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.

Coriander

  • Coriander is best sowned inside the house in March to September.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • First Sprouts shall come 10 days after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 8 weeks after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot. Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.

Parsley

  • Parsley is best sowned inside the house in March to September.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • First Sprouts shall come 3 to 4 weeks after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 12 weeks after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot.
  • Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.

South Hemisphere

Basil

  • Basil is best sowned inside the house in September to March.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • First Sprouts shall come 1 to 2 weeks after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 60 days after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.

Coriander

  • Coriander is best sowned inside the house in September to March.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • First Sprouts shall come 10 days after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 8 weeks after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot. Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.

Parsley

  • Parsley is best sowned inside the house in September to March.
  • Yet it can easily be grown rest of the year for sprouting.
  • First Sprouts shall come 3 to 4 weeks after sowing.
  • First Plants can be harvested gently with scissors for kitchen seasoning 12 weeks after sprouting / earlier if they are tall enough.
  • Place in a warm sunny spot.
  • Best Stems then have to be replanted in a larger pot with extra soil in when getting too high.
  • Remove all the the small plants and replant only the largest one.
  • Water with a water sprayer and keep the entire soil content moist daily.
  • Do not over water.
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