Tuesday, May 18

Gardening expert reveals tip for growing herbs and it costs nothing

There’s nothing better than cutting some fresh cilantro or rosemary from your own garden to enhance your cooking. If you’ve been thinking of how to create a herb garden in your outdoor space too, we’ve got a brilliant hack to help get you started.

A gardening expert recently shared a tip to help your herbs plant strong roots so they can flourish. The hack costs nothing, as it makes use of the cardboard core of toilet paper to encourage healthy roots.

In the latest Grow, Cook, Eat, Arrange podcast episode, garden expert Sarah Raven recommends using the cardboard core of toilet paper to train the roots when planting a herb cutting. ‘I use root trainers or cardboard loo rolls for shrubby herb cuttings like rosemary, thyme and sage,’ she says.

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