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Time to plant herb plants out?

Posted Mar 23 2010 10:13am
We have had a question to see if it is a safe time to plant some small herbs outside.


I live in the Netherlands and since I don’t speak fluent dutch, you helped me out last year with growing potatoes….. This year I have got small plants of rosemarie, sage and parsley (all grown indoors in pots to date and are about 5cm high).  We have just come into spring and it is about 13°C (average);  is the time right to set the plants outdoors?


We remember from last year that this grower lives in an urban environment, so know that it will be quite sheltered and protected from winds.



This was our reply:

I think your plants will be OK to plant outside – but cover them in the evening if you expect a frost, because they will be a little bit tender after being inside.  Watch them at first, but they should be fine after 3 or 4 weeks.
Good luck!

Click this link for more information about the herb Rosemary , sage , or parsley .

If you would like a pdf of  the grow card for How to Grow Rosemary, How to Grow Parsley, or How to Grow Sage please complete the contact form asking for the particular grow card you would like and we will email it to you.

Rosemary, Parsley & Sage are included in the How to Grow Culinary Herbs ebook written by TopVeg & Farming Friends which costs £3.

Click this link to buy a copy of the ebook How to Grow Culinary Herbs .  It gives details of time to plant herbs out, growing and uses.

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