If you’re looking for tips and tricks on how to keep supermarket herbs alive, there’s a high chance that you’ve already been burned by the supermarket curse. But what is the supermarket curse, we hear you ask? This curse makes sure that every supermarket herb plant dies almost as soon as you get it home.
Yes, while the idea of buying fresh herbs for a kitchen counter herb garden idea or mojito Monday sounds much better than buying the dried alternative, the dream is often better than the reality. Supermarket herbs are almost impossible to keep alive, and within just a few days, your dreams of keeping your shop-bought basil alive are thwarted when you’re forced to dump the dead plants on the compost heap.
But you’ll be happy to know that you don’t have to settle for second best.