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  1. Jan
    November 28, 2011 @ 6:58 pm

    I got some free seeds with Lurpak butter and surprisingly, they all came up in spite, or perhaps because of being refrigerated. Didn’t know about the taproot-presume this means they won’t be good in pots unless they are quite tall ones?

    • Ben
      November 29, 2011 @ 4:59 pm

      Yes, I think ur right about the pots. Hummm…I missed that freebie…grump grump! ;)

  2. elaine rickett
    November 26, 2011 @ 9:44 am

    I tried Dill last year unsuccessfully I might add – but some popped up in my allotment garden – from whence it came I know not. After reading this post I will give it another try this year and hope for the best.

    • Ben
      November 26, 2011 @ 6:14 pm

      Mine were terrible last year…but don’t tell anybody. I should have watered them more during the drought. Live and learn. Thx for posting Elaine and best of luck next season.

  3. ronnie@hurtledto60
    November 26, 2011 @ 8:32 am

    I love the fragrance (is that the right word?) of dill. The flower looks very like the Fennel are they related. Also I can see that they would go well into a vase of cut flowers, after all cabbages are used aren’t they?

    • Ben
      November 26, 2011 @ 9:16 am

      I don’t think it’s the same family but i shall be writing about fennel in the nr future and possibly open up a new category ‘herbs for cutting’ as there are about a dozen or so which work brilliantly in the vase.
      Thx for posting Ronnie, have a fab week end! :)