Revitalise Your Supermarket Herbs: Repotting Fresh Herbs using Carbon Gold
Enhancing Plant Health and Growth with Nature-Based Solutions
Step-by-Step Guide to Revitalising Potted Herbs
- Preparation: The key to be able to revitalise both your supermarket purchased and existing indoor fresh herbs is to begin by gently removing the herb from its original container. Carefully loosen the roots to encourage growth in the new soil.
- Compost Mixture: Mix Biochar All Purpose Compost with some regular potting soil to create a nutrient-rich base for your herbs. Ensure the mixture is loose and well-aerated.
- Repotting: Place a layer of the compost mixture at the bottom of the new pot. Position your herb in the center, then fill around it with more compost, pressing lightly.
- Initial Watering: Water the newly potted herb thoroughly. This helps settle the compost around the roots and removes air pockets.
- Adding Houseplant Booster: Sprinkle a small amount of Houseplant Booster on the top layer of the soil roughly once a month. You will require approximately 10g per 10L pot size.
Section 5: Long-Term Herb Care and Maintenance
Regular care is crucial for your revitalise your supermarket herbs once they have been repotted. Ensure they receive adequate sunlight and water as required. Be vigilant about over-watering, as biochar holds up to six times its weight in water, as this can lead to root rot. Check the soil moisture level before watering. Fertilise with Biochar Houseplant Booster once a month to maintain nutrient levels. Monitor for signs of stress or disease, and address them promptly to keep your herbs thriving.