Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Dill is a herb and is an annual plant of the umbelliferae family like the carrot
ROTATIONIt is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONSow in place in April and May preferably during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSDill appreciates being planted near cabbage but avoid cultivating near another umbelliferae (carrot) in the same bed.
DISEASES AND PARASITESBlight can wipe out young plants. Be careful of aphid attacks.
ADVICEUse dill in the borders, the smell deters slugs.