HOW TO: Grow your own Rosemary

9 Oct

This is a really simple tip that I learned from my Mum. When you use rosemary in your cooking only use the bottom half of the sprig. Strip the bottom “leaves” from the stem, use them as normal, but leave the top half untouched.


Push the stem back into a pot of dirt (earth) and leave it be! It’s that simple. Nine times out of ten, it grows happily away without complaint. And woolah – you have a brand new rosemary plant! I keep a pot by the back door, especially for this use.



One Response to “HOW TO: Grow your own Rosemary”


  1. Pete’s Potato Wedges « Sam in the Kitchen - November 20, 2012

    […] While the potatoes are par-boiling, prepare and mix all the rest of the ingredient in a small bowl. It should be a sloshy liquid, not a paste. See my note about using fresh rosemary here. […]

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