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Hedge your garden bets with a selection of kitchen herbs

Inside Croydon

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, says that even with a small garden and relatively poor soil, it is still possible to grow herbs and vegetables for your kitchen

Esiah Levy made his own raised bed for growing herbs in his small garden Esiah Levy constructed a raised bed for growing herbs in his own small garden in central Croydon

Living in the centre of Croydon means my garden is not the biggest nor has the best soil, but I have not let this deter me and I have managed to grow an array of plants.

With a little know how, it has been possible to cultivate a garden full of tasty edible plants which will impress your friends and family and save you some money with your food shopping.

Not only do most herbs thrive in nutrient-poor soils, they are also drought tolerant, they don’t require much maintenance, most are perennial (which means that they go into a dormant state during the winter and…

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