Herb Container Gardening with Drip Irrigation
Organic Potting Soil
One constant rule, no matter what container you select, is that you should use potting soil, not soil from your garden. Potting soil is specially formulated to hold moisture. Our Peaceful Valley Organic Potting Soil is a mixture of aged fir bark, coco fiber (a sustainable substitute for peat moss), beneficial mycorrhizal fungi, compost, worm castings, and many kinds of soil amendment meals for season-long nutrients. All the ingredients (including the non-GMO soybean meal) are organic. We offer other kinds of potting soil, in sizes to suit your needs.
CONTAINER COMBINATIONS Tricia nestled the herbs into biodegradable bamboo pots and rice hull pots. You'll probably plant up more than one pot of herbs. If you're going to cluster your containers together, group containers with at least one thing in common: same color but different sizes, same shape but different colors, and so on. Then plant herbs together that want the same "lifestyle". Full sun, six or more hours a day is the perfect spot for an assortment of basils. They need air circulation so don't plant them too closely, but try mixing different colors like Purple Dark Opal, Genovese, Lemon, and Sweet basil. Or use the varied Culinary Blend basil seeds on their own. Borage is so vigorous it can have a party all by itself in full sun. You'll be rewarded with blue flowers for cakes, cupcakes, sorbet toppings, and drink decorations all season long. Try a part-sun "garnish garden" with cilantro, Italian parsley, and Moss Curled parsley. Make your cat happy with its own container garden of catnip.