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Thank you so much for my BILO-TECHNICA it has started to work already and I think it has only been in the pond for a couple of weeks! I wish I had taken a photograph of my green pond water to let everyone see how bad it was! I can now see my fish and I have not fed them since putting the bag in the pond. I won't be buying anymore chemicals to to clear the water or anymore fish food. Thanks again.
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Thank you so much for my BILO-TECHNICA it has started to work already and I think it has only been in the pond for a couple of weeks! I wish I had taken a photograph of my green pond water to let everyone see how bad it was! I can now see my fish and I have not fed them since putting the bag in the pond. I won't be buying anymore chemicals to to clear the water or anymore fish food. Thanks again.
Hazel Pratt, Perth

Dill Plant

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Anethum graveolens

  • Attractive annual
  • Aromatic fernlike leaves
  • Easy to grow
  • Goes especially well with fish

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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This attractive herb has many, many uses. The leaves can be used raw in salads or added as a last-minute garnish to fish dishes - fish and dill are a natural pairing, with gravalax being the ultimate example.

Alternatively, let the plants grow on (they become beautiful architectural plants) and seed which brings another host of uses - raw, cooked or in vinegars when pickling -, especially when pickling cucumbers to make 'gherkins'.

In time gone by magicians used dill in their spells. Others have used it in their wine to enhance passion!

A member of the carrot family.

  • Annual.
  • Reaches 3 feet (1 metre) tall.
  • Prefers a cool sheltered spot in full sun.
  • Likes a medium rich soil with plenty of moisture.
  • Yellow flowers July to August.
  • Will self seed.
  • Can be grown in pots.
  • Top Tips
  • Avoid hot dry conditions as plants will run to seed.
  • Avoid growing close to Fennel as these will cross pollinate producing bitter-flavoured seed.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Good in stews and pickles.
  • Rich in mineral salts (so can reduce the need for salt).
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • To ease digestive disorders.
  • Can help flatulence (it is used in gripe water!)
  • Can ease colic in infants.
  • Can help encourage appetite.
  • High in calcium.
  • Seeds can freshen breath.
  • Eases intestinal spasms and menstrual cramps, nausea.
  • Can help colds and flu as well as hiccups.
  • Can stimulate milk in breast-feeding mothers.
  • Can strengthen fingernails.
  • Other Uses.
  • Flowers are good for beneficial insects.
  • Can be infused to make a nail bath, to strengthen nails.
  • Can sweeten breath.

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As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using. Not suitable for a low sodium diet.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265