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I went for a vacation of 4 days and when I came back I found my Oregano drooping. Before going I watered it very, but, still it didn't work.

Same happened with my mint as well.

Both the plants are not dying.

How can I save them?

Some of the oregano branches looks like they are broken. Should I trim them? I already watered both the plants. Looks like they are doing well till now.

Should I cover them in plastic and put in shade ?

Anyone any help ?

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    A photo could help. – Giacomo Catenazzi Mar 12 '19 at 11:11
  • How's the humidity? Been a brutal winter for drying leaves here. A water spritzer, or boiling a pot of water may be just the thing. – Wayfaring Stranger Mar 12 '19 at 15:13
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Do not water them too much. They are plant of dry places. They like also sun, but I would not cover them with plastic.

Now just wait some more time. They are perennials, so they should be able to cope with some weeks of distress. Oregano is also a slow plant, so let it to have time to recover. Mint is nearly a weed, you will not get rid of it so easily.

  • Added a photo. Could you please have a look ? – Srijani Ghosh Mar 12 '19 at 17:35
  • We are nearing spring equinox, when day length changes fastest, along with fall equinox. Many plants respond to these changes. Yours may just be gearing up for Spring. – Wayfaring Stranger Mar 12 '19 at 17:43

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