Welcome to the complete guide to growing Dill in Perth. In this guide, I will explain each step that you need to take to successfully grow Dill in your garden or balcony, for your own use.
Herbs smell great and create wonderful happy sensations when we garden with them. Not only is growing herbs easy, there are many health benefits of herbs, such as preventing illnesses, easing pain and just their amazing tastes!
Best time to grow Dill in Perth
The best time to grow this fantastic herb in Perth, is between Aug-Feb.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Dill grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow fine in a good pot with quality soil.
How much sun is best?
Dill thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun/ protect from strong winds.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Dill
If you are growing Dill in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Dill needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Dill?
You can harvest Dill at its prime, which is around 2 months.
What to propagate
You can plant Dill from Seeds, and place each plant around 10 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Dill
Dill is a Annual herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Herbs have been used forever. They have been important to all cultures since long before we recorded history.
Fact 2: Many herbs contain essential oils, which are the flavouring components of extracts.
These make growing Dill in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Dill in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Dill in your garden or balcony, for your own use.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I trust you enjoyed this guide, and are now motivated to grow your own.