Essential know-hows to get your herbs flourishing TRANSPLANTING “Transplanting herbs to a bigger pot (at least 15cm wide and deep) and planting them in a good soil mix will ensure that they continue to thrive,” says Cynthea Lam, an urban farmer at Super Farmers. The roots may be overcrowded in the original pot, which means there’s no space to grow and they may not be getting enough nutrients. The soil that comes with the original pot may also be unsuitable. Mediterranean herbs like rosemary require well-draining soil, says Dr Wong.
“Grow them in a mix made from two parts coarse sand or fine, expanded clay pellets, one part mature compost and one