Planting a Hanging Basket

Edible and aromatic herbs always seem tastier when at eye level and baskets can look spectacular when planted with a range of leaf colors and textures. Hang near the kitchen or barbecue for a readily accessible herb garden.

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Step 4

Water well before hanging your basket and make sure that excess moisture drains away. Select a robust hook and hang carefully as large baskets can be very heavy—especially when wet.

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