Herb Plants

Herb plants are $2.50 to $3.00 each for a 2″ or 3.5″ pot or 4 pack

HERB PLANT VARIETIES

Anise Hyssops – loved by bees, beautiful purple flowers produce an abundance of nectar, delicious tea plant.

Basil –Genovese, an Italian variety with large leaves, good for pesto.

         – Thai, an Asian variety with long green leaves, purple stems & blooms with a spicy anise flavour.

Bergamot – wild, much loved by bees, lavender flowers, strong fragrance, used for tea.

Chamomile – German, very aromatic and great in teas, medicinally calming.

Chives –traditional herb used in dips, sauces and chopped in salads.

Cilantro –a bountiful herb best grown in spring and fall, used in Mexican cuisine.

Dill – Fernleaf, grown for its bountiful greens.

Echinacea – angustafolia, beautiful pink flowers, medicinal roots.

                 – pallida, narrow leaves and petals, pink flowered, medicinal roots.

Epazote – A Mexican seasoning for beans, corn, mushrooms, fish and quesadillas.

Fennel – bronze, beautiful lacy foliage, used in soups, stews, salads and tea, improves digestibility.

Horseradish – a member of the mustard family used for culinary and medicinal applications.

Lavender – Hidcote, compact silver-grey, flowers a deep purple.

Lemon Balm – a member of the mint family, a relaxant, makes a refreshing tea.

Lovage – related to celery, has tall stalks of succulent stems and leaves, great for soups and stews.

Marjoram – Golden, slightly golden, green leaves with beautiful purple, blue flowers

Mint – a number of different varieties, very prolific and easy to grow.

Oregano – Greek, strong, pungent aroma and flavour with white flowers.

               – Italian, slightly milder flavour and aroma with pink, purple flowers.

Parsley – Italian Flat Leaf. tasty dark green Italian variety.

             – Moss Curled, tasty prolific dark green curly variety.

Sage – popular in poultry stuffing, also in egg, cheese & bean dishes, great gargle for sore throats.

Summer Savoury – delicious annual herb great with fresh beans, in soups, stews and salads.

Thyme – great in soups, ragouts & stews, great accompaniment to meats & fish, helps improve digestion.