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Say No to Supermarket Herbs

Say No to Supermarket Herbs

Supermarket herbs don’t last long, and, on most occasions, they don’t multiply when planted. Unlike the herbs we stock, these herbs are not grown in ideal circumstances. Muddy Trowel herbs are grown in ideal conditions, which makes them last longer and enhances their quality.

Why Do Supermarket Herb Plants Die?

Produced for mass consumption, supermarket herbs are grown hydroponically or in bulk in glass houses where they are propagated and fed en masse. They typically receive artificial light, so they don’t grow in ideal or consistent circumstances. Several plants are also often cramped into one pot, which makes them look lush and healthy, but this means they often quickly run out of space and food.

Top tip: keep your herbs in the plastic sleeve for a few days until they are acclimatised at home.

What’s The Alternative to Supermarket Herbs

Muddy Trowel herbs! Our herbs will last longer!

Why Muddy Trowel Herbs Survive

Muddy Trowel herbs are grown outdoors, which means they are accustomed to UK temperatures and lighting. So, when you purchase them and bring them home, they are less likely to die.All Muddy Trowel herbs are grown in peat-free soil in the UK, so they are healthier.

How to Keep Supermarket Potted Herbs Alive

When watering your supermarket herbs, it’s easy to over or under water them. The trick is to water them little but often. Do not let them sit in water, and do not let them wilt.

Can You Plant Supermarket Herbs?

Yes, and the best way to do this is by using what you need and then cutting and planting them. This encourages fresh new growth.

What Are the Hardiest Herbs?

Hardy herbs can hold their own against most conditions, making them perfect for anyone who might not have the time to maintain their plants. Here are some examples:

  • Thyme
  • Fennel
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Lavender 

What Are the Easiest Herbs To Grow?

Easy to grow plants don’t require too much faff, and for the most part, are easy to maintain. Here are some examples:

  • Chives
  • Camomile 
  • Mint

So, there you have it! All that’s left for you to do now is to add a Muddy Trowel herb kit to your shopping basket.