Step 1: What You Need
- Starter herbs as many as you want (be sure that they all fit in your container, and I recommend you to get them from local Farmers' Market)
- Potting soil
- Small plastic containers of some sort (any kind of and any size of)
- Big plastic container for plate
- String or yarn
- Wooden sticks from chopstick or popsicle stick (to make herbs name label) - optional
- A piece of cardboard (size:3 X 2cm for each herb) - optional
- Used coffee grounds - optional
Tools : :
- Double-sided tape or hot glue
- Awl or some thing that makes holes in things
- Water-based pen - optional
Step 2: Make a Hole
Step 3: Wrapping String
Attach the tape on the whole outside of the container.
Wrap string on the taped container. When you start wrapping string, make room at the very edge of the container to untie the string.(There is a video instruction to help you to understand)
(Using glue: apply glue on the side of the containers and begin wrapping string around outside of the containers. All steps are pretty same with using double-sided tape)
Step 4: Mix Soil
Step 5: Prepare the Herbs to Plant
Step 6: Transplanting
Then, gently press the soil to release any air pocket.
Step 7: Making Name Label
Then, take your stick(make sure the length of the stick. I recommend to have double length of the container).
Attach the double-sided tape on one side of it, and wrap the string or yarn whatever you'd like on the tape. It's better make a room to attach the name label at the end of the stick.
Now you can attach the label on the top of the stick and poke the name label in front of the herb.
Step 8: Make a Plate for Your Herbs
Then, do the same thing(step 3). Attach the double-sided tape on the each side of the container and wrap the string or yarn on it.
Place your herbs on the plate,.
Step 9: Enjoy!
I just baked "Rosemary herb cookies" from my mini garden for my classmates. Isn't that awesome?