HERB SEEDS

ANGELICA HOLY GHOST

Angelica herb is a tall biennial averaging 6 feet to 8 feet tall. Angelica herb thrives with little care in partial shade and rich, quick-draining soil. The shiny green foliage of angelica is decorated with small, simple white blooms, and the plant radiates a delicate, licorice-like fragrance.
7 SEEDS

HEIRLOOM

Anise hyssop
Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Ktze., Lamiaceae) is an erect, branched perennial herb with opposite, toothed leaves and square stems. It is a member of the mint family, and has a pleasant anise-like aroma. The leaves are ovate-triangular, green above and with soft grey hairs below. Flowers are purple-blue, two-lipped, in a dense terminal spike 4 - 8 cm long. It blooms from June to September. It grows up to 1 m tall.

History and Uses

Anise hyssop has been used by North American First Nations people as a breath-freshener, as a tea and as a sweetener. An infusion of the herb was used for chest pains, and the roots were used for coughs. Agastache is used in Chinese prescriptions for heatstroke, headache, fever, and angina. Leaves are used as poultices for sores. It is used in dried flower arrangement, and the essential oils are used in perfumes and aromatherapy. It is also a good source of nectar

20 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Anise
The use of herbal remedies, including the herb anise (also known as aniseed), classified as Pimpinella anisum, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine for a variety of problems, including stress and irritation, digestion, bloating as well as restoring equilibrium.

Pimpinella anisum is an effective remedy for various ailments, and this natural holistic approach to health is becoming more and more popular
30 seeds


HEIRLOOM

BERGAMOT LEMON
The strongly lemon-scented leaves are excellent in teas and as culinary herb, the flowers are edible. Its leaves are used fresh in salads and drinks and dried in herbal teas and potpourri blends. Lemon Bergamot has showy, scarlet flowers in large heads or whorls at the top of the stem.
50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

BERGAMOT BEE BALM

Bergamot is grown for its decorative flowers and aromatic foliage. The plants consist of tubular, crown-like flowers on top of 3 to 4 foot stems with dark green aromatic leaves. Usually bright pink in color, the flowers bloom in mid to late summer attractive to bees. Perennial

30 seeds

( Black Cumin)
Botanical Name: Nigella sativa
Botanical Name: Nigella sativa
Black Cumin is one of the most revered medicinal seeds in history. Black cumin seed was found in the tomb of King Tut; only the highest quality items were placed in the tomb to help with the transition to the afterlife. It is mentioned in the Bible as well as in the words of the Prophet Mohammed. Mohammed said that the black cumin seed cured every disease except death itself. The black cumin seed has been used medicinally for at least 3,000 years
30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

BORAGE
Borage is a 1-3 foot tall annual that produces large, bristly, gray-green leaves and beautiful, powder blue, starlike flowers.

When young, the cucumber flavored leaves may be added to salads. The flowers (which are excellent for cutting) are a favorite of honeybees and used as garnishes (in cold drinks like ice tea and lemonade) or added to salads.

Borage long been used for calming properties and is commonly known as the "Herb of Gladness."

10 SEEDS
BORAGE WHITE

This rare form features beautiful white flowers slightly later in the season than common borage, is in all ways similar in size and use.

10 SEEDS

 
BASIL

Italian-Style Pesto MY FAVOURITE

5 cloves of garlic
salt
1/2 cup pine nuts
cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 cups basil leaves
cup extra-virgin olive oil

Pound garlic and pine nuts in a mortar and pestle. Crush into a smooth paste. Add a handful of basil at a time and pound, pound, pound. Add a few pinches of salt. Stir in the cheese. Taste for seasoning. Add more salt, cheese or olive oil if needed.

Basil Bush
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Annual Herb. This is a redefined bush basil. It is known for its fine green leaf and is formed like a ball. Excellent as a container plant. Easy to grow. 30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Basil Dark Opal
Dark Opal Basil has regal, purple-black glossy foliage with pale pink flowers and a delicious aroma. This tender perennial is usually grown as an annual, it will grow to 45cm (18in). 30 seeds


HEIRLOOM

BASIL CORSICAN

beautiful plant with mottled purple and green leaves that also produces tall, purple, flowery spikes that rise above the amazing foliage. A Mediterranean heirloom basil, it has a mildly sweet flavor which can be used to make tea, used as a garnish, as a foliage filler for flower bouquets and even as an ornamental accent in the flower garden. Pinch the flowers to keep it productive and harvest the whole plant before the first frost

30 SEEDS

HEIRLOOM

BASIL CINNAMON
30 seeds
From Mexico cinnamon basil grows 18 to 30 inches high and 12 to 18 inches wide. The sturdy stems are dark purple red, with dark green , cinnamon scented leaves growing up to 2 in ches long. Small terminal racemes of pink flowers are borne in summer

HEIRLOOM

Basil Giant Genovese seeds
Fragrant, spicy leaves. Crops in 90 Days. Sow Sept - Nov thinly on the surface of any moist seed compost and cover with a very fine sprinkling of compost Place in a propagator or warm place, and keep at a constant temperature of between 20-25C After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination will usually take 14-21 days. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3 inch) pots or trays. Gradually acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12 inches) apart or grow on in 15cm (6 inch) pots. 30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Greek Mini
The aromatic foliage adds flavour to all manner of dishes, particularly Italian recipes. This Greek basil is perfect for growing on the kitchen windowsill or in containers outside the back door. Height: 20cm (8”). Spread: 30cm (12”). 30 seeds
HEIRLOOM

 

Fino Verde Basil seeds
Description: With the true Sweet Basil aroma and taste but with more closely arranged leaves and proportionately less stem. The flavour is better maintained after flowering than that of many other varieties and it is particularly favoured for the making of pesto sauce. 2 ft.
30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

 

Mrs Burns lemon
Lemon basil is easy to grow, but sometimes it sprouts slowly. Have patience with it and make sure its soil is moist and warm. Just make sure you refresh them with a drink of water (but not on their leaves!) during the heat of the day.

50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

 


BASIL LETTUCE
Almost in appearance to a frilly- leaf lettuce. Short, robust plants with large leaves which have a sweet taste. Use with tomatoes, olive oil, onions and Morzorella cheese. Height: 20in.
Large leaves that can be used for stuffing
40 seeds

 

Sacred basil

is a powerful antioxidant with demonstrated antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. In Ayurvedic medicine, holy basil has been used to treat a variety of conditions - everything from the common cold to bronchitis to fever to certain digestive complaints, including ulcers

20 seeds

 

 

BASIL GECOFURE

A compact form which is ideal for container growing and will produce a good supply of spicy, aromatic basil leaves.

30 SEEDS

 

BASIL THAI

This basil (Ocimum basilicum cultivar) has small leaves (long and narrow) and purple stem. It has a subtle mint or licorice flavor. 40seeds

HEIRLOOM

Basil Minette seeds
The dwarf, aromatic basil has a gentle aroma and a tasty flavor. Minette Basil is the traditional basil used in pizza. The flavorful leaves can also be used in tomato dishes, pasta sauces and soups. 30 seeds
CARAWAY
Caraway plants do best when started with seeds. Sow directly into a well-drained soil and lightly cover with a thin layer of soil in the spring or fall. You can prep the soil by scratching some compost into the top 1-2 inches
10 seeds

HEIRLOOM

 

CORIANDER SPICY ASIAN
Native Vietnamese Coriander noted for its pungency and strong flavour, ideal in Asian cuisine. The plant has attractive mid green leaves, an upright habit and is slow bolting. Seeds supplied are smaller than other Coriander types and will include split seed which are just as viable. 40 seeds

HEIRLOOM

CATGRASS

Cats, dogs, seek out this green grassy plant to eat and to sit and lie on. Easy to grow. Sow from spring onwards either as a patch in your garden or in seedling trays to remain portable.

Biennial;
100 seeds


CATNIP
Well known for the way its leaves and blossoms, either dried or fresh, are relished by cats. The intoxicating effect is reserved only for felines, but a tea made from the leaves has long been used by humans. If the plant is pinched back as soon as the first flowers appear, many harvests of leaves can be obtained. 30 seeds

Catmint
Botanical Name: Nepeta faassenii
This smaller ornamental form of Nepeta has spikes of purplish blue flowers during most of the summer, with grey-white foliage. The dwarf spreading habit makes this plant excellent for massing as a ground cover in rockeries, or as a decorative border. Can be infused as a calming tea to treat sleeplessness and anxiety.30 SEEDS

 

CALAMINT

An easy to grow perennial, similar to catmint, with fresh mint-scented leaves. Calamintha attracts bees and butterflies, thrives in sun to part shade. Ideal planted in borders, path edges, and containers. A Mediterranean native, beautiful in cooking calamintha prefers well-drained soil and afternoon shade in hot summer areas.

20 seeds

 

CHERVIL CURLED

 

The finely cut, bright green leaves can be used as a fresh and spicy alternative to Parsley for such everyday things as mashed Potatoes and scrambled eggs 50 seeds


CHAMOMILE ROMAN
CHAMOMILE ROMAN A traditional ground cover in English gardens since before Tudor times. When cut like grass it gives off a delightful fragrance. Roman Chamomile can also be used as a herb tea or hair rinse like the German variety. .50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

CHAMOMILE GERMAN

Use flowers in herb teas to calm nerves and settle the stomach. Good companion plant for cucumbers and onions. Needs light to germinate. Sow seeds on surface and keep moist.
50 SEEDS

Chives
Easy to grow will self seed with abundance. Mild ONION flavour to enhance your meals
30 seeds

CHIVES BROAD LEAF
This variety grows large broad leaves with long stems. Plants are very vigorous in warm climates and can be harvested many times per season. Young large leaves are very tender and delicious, widely used in various Oriental cooking.

50 SEEDS

HEIRLOOM

Chives Garlic
Botanical Name: Allium tuberosum
Uses: This close cousin to regular chives has a mild garlic flavor and are sometimes called Chinese Chives since they are used primarily in Asian cooking. Pink flowers appear on the common Chives and the Garlic chives have white flowers. They are also edible and can be used to garnish salads
20 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Bouquet Dill
The most widely grown dill for fresh eating, flowers and seed heads. Bouquet is an early maturing variety, producing seed heads well ahead of others and right in time for summer pickles. Flowering umbels average 6” wide. Average height is 30”.
50 seeds)

HEIRLOOM

ELECAMPANE

Highly regarded medicinal herb found in Chinese, Indian Ayurvedic and traditional European cultures. While the yellow spider daisy-like flowers can reach up to 2.5m tall in late spring, it is the root that has all the goodies in it. After the second season the dried root is used as a lung decongestant, a chi tonic, diuretic, to stimulate the appetite, candied confectionary and as an external treatment for viral skin lesions. Seed germinates in 7-10 days at 18oC. Plants quickly establish with broad dark green leaves from a rosette reaching up to a metre high. Allow one metre between plants in full sun to part shade.
10 seeds

HEIRLOOM


EPAZOTE
Epazote is traditional for Mexican cooking, adding a sweet, mild flavor of its own to each dish. Historically, it has been used to reduce the intestinal gas that occurs with a diet rich in beans.(50 seeds)

HEIRLOOM

EVENING PRIMROSE
Beautiful addition to your garden The roots can be eaten and oil can be extracted from the seeds of this variety. .100 seeds

HEIRLOOM

FEVERFEW
The feverfew plant is actually a species of chrysanthemum that has been grown in herb and medicinal gardens for centuries.
30 seeds
HEIRLOOM

FLORENCE FENNELL

Florence fennel is also known as finocchio, sweet fennel, sweet anise, and fetticus. It is grown successfully in many gardens 30 seeds

LEMON GRASS
Lemongrass is a herb cherished for its aroma and citrus-cum-ginger taste. It is also known as citronella and its botanical name is cymbopogon ciatrus. It is widely used in Asian cuisines, especially Thai, Malaysian and Vietnamese. Easy to grow i grow mine in a large bucket that I can bring in during winter
30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

 

Lemon Balm

Fresh chopped leaves are delicious in salads, stews and soups and as a seasoning for poultry and veal. Or just put the leaves in a teapot and pour boiling water over MMMMMMM delicious Cut leaves continuously from spring to autumn. Leaves may also be dried. Allow at least 60cm between plants.
30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

LOVAGE
Lovage has been used since Greek and Roman times as a seasoning in food, an additive to medicines, even an ingredient in love potions.
In some respects it resembles celery but is much larger, growing more than 6 feet tall. One of its principal uses is as a salt substitute in dishes. Its size makes it a good structural plant for the back of flower beds and against walls.

Lovage can be used in almost any dish celery or parsley would be used . However it has a much stronger taste than Celery so should be used sparingly.
20 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Lavendar Dwarf munstead

is a dwarf growing lavender producing masses of beautifully scented deep blue flowers from spring to autumn. Lavenders prefer a full sun to part shade position and are excellent for the hot and dry areas of most gardens. Commonly used for hedges and borders, as well as pots and containers. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain a compact shape. Plant 30cm apart for hedge/border. Speed of growth - 40cm high in 2-3 years.Grows 50cm high x 50cm wide.
30 seeds

 

PEPPERMINT

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
An old favourite, Peppermint tea makes a pleasant and refreshing alternative to coffee and regular tea. Can be used either fresh or dry. Not to be confused with Common Garden Mint. 50 seeds

Marjoram Sweet
Grows into a compact bush with greyish, round leaves and a strong tangy-musty flavour.
50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

MOTHERWORT

A traditional herb used as a tonic for women to regulate menstruation and relieve stress and calm the nervous system. In the garden, its tiny pink flowers on leafy spikes make it a magnificent specimen in full flower. 10 seeds

HEIRLOOM

MARSHMALLOW

The Marshmallow plant is an erect perennial that bears beautiful hibiscus like blooms and grows to six feet in height. It has attractive, five-petaled, lilac-pink flowers that are succeeded with fruit that contains one seed and grayish-green velvety leaves.

15 SEEDS

MARIGOLD MEXICAN MINT
Sweet licorice flavour brightens salads and many dishes. Dry the flowers and slender leaves to make a delicious tea popular in Latin America. Golden yellow flowers Medicinally it is useful as a stimulant, diuretic, also aids digestion. 30 seeds

HEIRLOOM

OreganoTrue Greek
Origanum hirtum/heracleotcum. Oregano is a perennial herb, very similar to sweet marjoram with a distinct aroma and flavour.

50 seeds)

HEIRLOOM

PARSLEY GIGANTE ITALIAN HEIRLOOM
Parsley from Northern Italy.Italian parsley, also known as Petroselinum crispum, is a plain flat leafed parsley. It has darker green leaves than curly leafed parsley. The flavor is a bit stronger and better than curly parsley, as well a less bitter flavor. It is best to add during the last few moments of cooking for the best flavor. . 10 seeds


PARSLEY FORREST GREEN

Botanical Name: Petroselinum crispum
A very good dark green closely curled Parsley regarded as having a better flavor than many similar types. It is a versatile aromatic garden herb with long stiff stems and upright foliage that helps keep the leaves clean and makes it easy to bunch. Productive and uniform with good disease resistance it is ready for harvest 75 days from sowing. 50 seeds

 

PARCEL
WILD CELERY
Cross between celery and parsley beautiful herb

100 seeds

 

ROSEMARY

Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.

10 SEEDS

 

 

Phacelia tanacetifolia ( natural Aphid Control)

An erect, hairy annual with finely cut leaves and very dense, curved spikes of small, soft lavender, bell-shaped flowers which are enjoyed by bees.
This plant controls aphids and other pests plant amongst your Roses, tomatoes, lettuce and other plants that are attractive to pests . A huge attraction to bees
30 seeds

HEIRLOOM


SHOO FLY PLANT

The bell-shaped flowers are a lovely blue with a white centre, or sometimes completely white. Any unwanted seedlings can be removed quite easily and are distinctive because the leaves are ocvered with many tiny black polka dots! Like physalis, the stems and lanterns can be dried for winter decoration. An interesting plant to try! Can tend to sprawl, so may benefit from some light support. As the common name suggests, it is said to deter whitefly so it might be an interesting experiment to grow near fruit and vegetables that are susceptible to invasion.

For the last few years I have had problems in my glasshouse with white fly. This year i grew these plants ( though I planted for to many but it worked I have had any white or green fly in my glasshouse. They seed prolifically

20 SEEDS

 

 

RUE----
Rue was once hung in door ways to rid evil spirits fragrant shrub with attractive blue-green foliageand stunning yellow flowers It is an effective fly repellent. Dogs and cats hate it, we have ours growing round a fish pond
10 Seeds

HEIRLOOM


Garden Sage
is a woody perennial herb native to Northern Africa with scented, grey-green ovalesque leaves that produces attractive blue "spikes" of flowers in early summer. Sage has a very long history as both a medicinal and a culinary herbs. In centuries past, Sage was used to treat snake bites, plague, epilepsy, cramps, sore throats,palsy, headaches, colds and much more.In addition, Sage was also used as a tonic to improve the brain, to whiten teeth, to clean hair and also as a bath oil.
Medicinal use 20 seeds

 

SPEARMINT

Leaves impart flavor to iced drinks, sauces, vegetables and lamb.

Most of the mints we use today, including spearmint, came to North America with the Colonists. They used mint teas medicinally for headaches, indigestion and to help them sleep. Mint is also an excellent culinary addition and makes a great teas for the pure pleasure of it. As a general rule, mint family plants root vigorously when allowed to grow freely and can be invasive. Grow them in containers to keep them in check.

50 SEEDS

SHUNGIKU
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum coronarium
Chinese Edible Chrysanthemum Highly valued in Oriental cooking, this herb tastes the way Chrysanthemums smell. Combine the young shoots with other vegetables in stir-fry dishes, boil or steam very briefly, like Spinach, and add to Bean sprouts. Shungiku should be sown in open ground and harvested when 10-12cm high. Repeat sowings every 2-3 weeks will ensure a constant supply of fresh young shoots.
50 SEEDS
HEIRLOOM

SHISO GREEN
Botanical Name: Perilla frutescens crispa
Perilla is either red or green, the red perilla having an anise flavor and slightly less spicy than the green variety, which tastes more like cinnamon. The leaves, which are rich in calcium and iron, are used for seasoning, coloring, pickling and garnishing. Shiso leaves can be used whole or cut into strips.
Heirloom;
20 seeds

Sorrel
A bright lemon flavour, the tender fresh green leaves can be used in soups, salads, and sauces. Planting in light shade and keeping the seed stalks cut increases summer quality and good leaves will reappear in autumn even if plants bolt. Recommended for Baby Leaf production
50 seeds

HEIRLOOM


SAVORY

 

This variety of savory is known as Summer Savory; it has a more delicate and sweeter flavor than Winter Savory, which tends to be rather bitter.

The flavor of savory is somewhat reminiscent of thyme; many also describe it as a bit peppery. It is the most popular herb for beans and peas

30 seeds

Thyme French Summer
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
French Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) forms a pretty, low-growing, 12in shrub whose cascading stems of tiny gray-green leaves are a focus in any herb garden and indispensable in the kitchen. Strongly aromatic evergreen French Thyme adds something special to soups, stews, and casseroles APPROX 50 SEEDS
HEIRLOOM

russian tarragon

Also called Dragons Wort. It is thought to be worthy of a connection to dragons, no-one is sure whether this relates to it fiery tang or from it's serpent like roots but it is believed to cure bites from venomous creatures, however now adays it is primarily used for cooking!

A few leaves shredded into scrambled egg raise this simple dish to a new level.

Leaves are rich in essential Iodine, Vitamins A and C as well as trace elements and beneficial mineral salts. In time gone by chewing the root of Tarragon was claimed to cure toothache.


50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

ENGLISH THYME

Thymus vulgaris, also know as common or garden thyme, is a hardy perennial herb from the Mediterranian. The plant grows to about 30 cm tall. Thyme is an ideal rockery plant. Used widely in traditional English dishes. English Thyme is a perennial herb. The pink flowers attract bees. 50 SEEDS

TANSY

Botanical Name: Tanacetum vulgare
50 seeds

HEIRLOOM

Valerian, Official (Valeriana officinalis)

Herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe and temperate Asia. Hardy to -20 degrees F. Probably the strongest herbal cerebral sedative, the plant makes one go to sleep. Valerian flowers in the early summer, and the aroma of the heady white honeyed flowers drifts enticingly through the warm air of sweet afternoon. It is enough to give the bees a buzz, and sometimes one finds them there, in the morning, inside their little valeriana hammock, inebriated to the point of inaction. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

The roots make a great herbal tea for insomnia

20 seeds


 

WORMWOOD

A herb with narcotic affects, Wormwood or ‘Artemisia Absinthium’, is also known as green ginger and is said to be used as a main ingredients in the preparation of several alcoholic drinks to add taste and intoxication. Wormwood is a Mediterranean perennial herb or a shrubby plant from the Aster family. The plant is cultivated commercially in the central and northwestern United States. It is a shrubby and aromatic plant which yields grayish-green leaves and yellow flowers. The plant has an aromatic odor and an exceedingly bitter taste, which serves as one of the reasons for their use in different alcoholic beverages. Apart from adding flavor to liqueurs, wormwood also helps in relieving body from different infections and diseases. The article throws light on the benefits of consuming wormwood and its essential extracts.

50 SEEDS


 


RETURN TO HOME PAGE