A versatile herb, dill can be finely chopped and tossed into your potato and egg salad or used to garnish your fish and meat dishes. The light green feathery leaves are incredibly aromatic and look great growing in the garden, too.


How to grow dill in a garden

  1. Choose a sunny spot in your garden and enrich the soil with Yates Thrive Natural Blood & Bone with Seaweed
  2. Sow seeds, lightly cover with soil and water in well. As seedlings grow, thin to 20cm apart. Lightly mulch around the base of the plants with organic mulch, like pea or lucerne straw to help retain moisture.  
  3. Water regularly and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Natural Fish Seaweed+ Plant Food Concentrate
  4. Snip to harvest and remove any flowers to prolong leafy growth.
     
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How to grow dill in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 200mm wide and 300mm deep. Position in full sun and protect from strong winds. 
  2. Fill pot with quality potting mix, such as Yates Premium Potting Mix.  Sow seeds, lightly cover and water in well. As seedlings grow, remove any weak straggly ones; leaving only the strongest. 
  3. Water regularly and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Natural Fish Seaweed+ Plant Food Concentrate
  4. Step 4: Snip to harvest and remove any flowers to prolong leafy growth.


Growing tips

  • Dill can grow tall and wispy 

 



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Thyme

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Rosemary

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Yates Premium Potting Mix

A premium potting mix, ideal for all potted plants and shrubs, including ornamentals, fruit trees, vegies and herbs.