Pluck herbs from tabletop pots to garnish burgers

Jill Slater,  – August 26, 2004

TIME: About 15 minutes

COST: About $30 for eight pots


• Eight 4-inch clay pots with saucers
• Potting soil
• Eight herbs, such as basil, chives, parsley, and rosemary, in small pots


1. Fill each container about one-quarter full with potting soil.

2. Remove plants from nursery pots, loosen the rootballs, then slip them into the 4-inch pots.

3. Fill in around plants with more potting soil.

4. Water thoroughly.