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We support alternatives to single use plastics
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We harvest rainwater from our on-site reservoirs
Reduced Carbon Footprint
Reduced Carbon Footprint
With 80% of bedding plants grown onsite
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We recycle over 90% of our on-site waste

Grow Your Own Herbs

Grow Your Own Herbs

Having your own kitchen garden at your fingertips is not only convenient but hugely satisfying, plus a great way to cut food bills and get that sense of satisfaction that comes from growing your own. Herbs can be grown in vegetable patches, allotments or even on the kitchen windowsill and growing them is easy, so there’s really no excuse not to give it a try.

These are our top 10 failsafe choices from the huge range of herbs available from Coolings this Spring.

Sage

A popular herb, Sage provides nice colour to a herb garden and flourishes in sunny, well-drained areas. Look out for ornamental purple and tricolour sage.

Oregano
This perennial herb, described by the Greeks as ‘the joy of the mountain’, likes sun and looks great planted along path edges.

Thyme

An aromatic herb, loved by wildlife, sow in March and April and don’t overwater to allow harvest from June to September.

Parsley

Water-loving and biennial, easy-growing Parsley can prosper in containers and borders and even does well in part-shade.

Chives

Sow seeds in a sunny spot in March or April and wait for this versatile perennial to flourish. Its attractive purple flowers are an added extra for your herb garden.

Mint

Best grown in pots due to its vigorous nature, this frost-hardy favourite likes lots of sun and plenty of water.

Rosemary

Evergreen and fragrant, this decorative drought tolerant plant is a flavoursome addition to a herb garden.

Bay

Attractive and ornamental, Bay looks lovely in borders or containers. It needs a little TLC, so keep well-watered and feed regularly.

Tarragon

Perennial and aromatic, ideal for seasoning French food, plant Tarragon in a sunny sheltered spot and keep well-watered.

Fennel

Displaying pretty yellow flowers in early Summer, perennial Fennel is a sun lover. Sow in-situ, as it doesn’t enjoy being moved once planted.

Dill

With feathery leaves that provide attractive foliage, statuesque dill likes water and needs support to hold it in place. Sow between April and July in a sunny location.