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The Healing Herbs Grow Kit

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Become a little more self sustainable and grow your own healing herbs with this kit from Flora. This also makes a great gift! Perfect for house warming or a thank you gift. 

This kit includes:

  • Chamomile, Echinacea and Calendula seeds

  • 3 x peat pellets, peat pots and plant labels

  • A herbal tea recipe

  • Instructions to grow your seeds

The packaging of this kit is biodegradable, even the clear window is made from cornstarch.

Instructions:

CALENDULA

  1. Direct sow, early Spring, or Autumn. Cover the peat pellet with hot water and wait for it to rise and expand, then place it into the peat pot.
  2. Sow a few seeds approx 3 times the depth of the seed, cover and gently firm down in the peat pellet. Keep soil moist but not wet during germination period (5-12 days)
  3. Once the seedlings are approx 5-10cm tall, plant the peat pot directly into the soil. Calendula grows well in full sun as well as partial shade.
  4. Once the plant has it’s orange flowers you can use these in your apothecary cooking, salads, add to cocktails or simply leave them for the bees.

CHAMOMILE

  1. Sow seeds early Spring to Summer. Cover the peat pellet with hot water and wait for it to rise and expand, then place it into peat pot.
  2. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Sprinkle a few seeds in the peat pellet, cover and gently firm down.
  3. Once the seedlings are approx 5-10cm high, you can start to put them outside during the day to harden them up and bring them back inside at night.
  4. Then plant the seedlings in the peat pot directly into the soil. Chamomile can also be grown in a pot.
  5. Once the plants have small white flowers you can harvest these and make your own herbal tea.

ECHINACEA

  1. Sow in Spring, Summer or Autumn. Cover the peat pellet with hot water and wait for it to rise and expand, then place it into peat pot.
  2. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Sprinkle a few seeds in the peat pellet, cover and gently firm down.
  3. Once the plants are approx 5cm tall you can plant the peat pots directly into the soil in it’s final position or it can be grown in a pot.