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Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Dill is a herb and is an annual plant of the umbelliferae family like the carrot

dill

ROTATION

It is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

Sow in place in April and May preferably during a waning crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

Dill appreciates being planted near cabbage but avoid cultivating near another umbelliferae (carrot) in the same bed.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Blight can wipe out young plants. Be careful of aphid attacks.

ADVICE

Use dill in the borders, the smell deters slugs.