Want to brighten your spring home this season? Work on some magic using herb topiaries. This will definitely make your old and boring plant container into a stylish piece of art. Not to mention that the spring season will bring out the best of your plants vibrant looks.
DIY Gardening: How to Plant a Spring Herb Topiary
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Spring herbs topiaries are great for indoor and outdoor display. You can have it positioned in harmony with different types of herbs you desire. The unique beauties of these herbs complement each other to form an attractive decorative item. To have this plant décor, you have to know how to plant spring herb topiary.
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Here’s how to plant your own herb topiary:
- Fresh herbs (thyme, sages, oregano, etc.)
- Pails, terra cotta pots or any plant containers
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- Prepare your soil. Expose the soil directly to the sun for at least six hours. This will ensure that your herbs will have a good soil to support their growth.
- Make good pot drainage. Make several holes at the bottom of your plant containers. Use the nail and hammer to do this procedure. The number of holes depends on the size of your plant containers. Of course, the larger the container, the more holes should be done.
- Fill the soil into the plant container. Mix it up with a handful of compost. This is a vital step in the whole process. The mixture of soil and compost will increase the possibility of success in planting.
- Carefully plant the herbs. It is best to position the tallest herbs first down to the smallest.
- Sprinkle a decent amount of water to make the soil wet and intact.
Bare in mind that the planting doesn’t end after the whole procedure. It’s just the beginning. You have to make sure that proper care and maintenance is performed every day.
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