Restaurant grows herbs - in Peterborough city centre street

Restaurant staff are making the most of empty city centre planters by using them to grow herbs for the kitchen.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 4:59 am
Herbs growing outside The Pizza House in Cowgate
Herbs growing outside The Pizza House in Cowgate

The two sorry looking planters outside The Pizza House on Cowgate are now bringing a little colour to the street - and bringing some flavour to the sauces cooked up in the restaurant.

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Owner Rinaldo Fasulo said staff decided to act after the street furniture was once more left untouched by the city council.

So customers arriving at the popular venue - or dining alfresco - are greeted by the aroma of fresh basil, mint, curled leaf parsley and rosemary, rather than the sight of a mound of soil.

Herbs planted outside The Pizza House in Cowgate