The classic Italian sweet Basil with larger leaves. Easy to grow in the garden or containers, indoors or out. To prevent your basil from blooming for as long as possible, harvest or pinch off the top sets of leaves as soon as the plant reaches about 10" in height.
A wonderful herb for any garden. The blue flowers are edible and have a delicate cucumber taste—a beneficial companion for other plants and great for compost. The roots provide Nitrogen to the soil. Grows in all zones as a self-seeding annual.
German Chamomile is a delightful medicinal herb grown for Chamomile tea and a gentle skin tonic. The small daisy-like flowers have an aroma of apples- a wonderful plant for butterflies and pollinators. Chamomile is easy to grow and a beneficial ground-cover. Seeds are tiny, so best not sown on a windy day!
A cold-hardy perennial that returns each year. An ancient and delightful medicinal herb grown for Chamomile tea, a gentle skin tonic, and an aromatic lawn. Easy to grow and a beneficial ground-cover. Seeds are tiny, do not sow on a windy day!
A classic culinary herb that is easy to grow. Cilantro is the young leaves, and Coriander the spicy seeds the plant produces. The tiny white flowers are highly attractive to pollinators. Cilantro is a good companion for Tomatoes, Peas, and beans.
A hardy perennial growing between 36 and 60 inches high and easy to grow from seed. Comfrey will put nutrients into the soil, mulch trees, and shrubs, prevent weeds, feed livestock, attract beneficial pollinators, and make quick compost tea.
An edible, fragrant, low growing groundcover. Looks stunning creeping over rocks or paving. Attracts beneficial pollinators into the garden. It is drought tolerant, prefers full sun, and great for covering unsightly areas.
A spectacularly tall and graceful plant with pretty yellow flowers and giant fuzzy leaves. Used in herbal medicine for centuries. Beneficial pollinators are attracted to this easy to grow biennial that is drought tolerant and loves full sun.
Perennial herb grown as a medicinal plant for over 2,000 years, especially in Europe, for coughs, colds, dyspepsia, and appetite loss. Horehound is served as a sacred herb. Grows in a bush form up to two feet high. This is the true Horehound with white flowers.
Wonderful all-around ancient medicinal herb. It grows between 2-4 feet high, has fragrant foliage and lots of soft fuzzy lavender-blue flowers, giving an abundance of nectar for pollinators. Hyssop flowers bloom in the first year. The aromatic leaves are unpalatable for deer and rabbits.
A long-lived, low growing perennial shrub with silvery green leaves and spires of intensely fragrant blue flowers. The flowers attract many beneficial pollinators and are used in the most expensive perfumes. It grows in a nice round bushy form reaching 18” – 36” high and will bloom from spring until first frosts.
Beautiful, gentle herb with many beneficial uses, and deserving of the name ‘Balm.’ Grow with Roman Chamomile for a wonderfully refreshing 'homegrown’ tea. It can be made into lemonade with lemons or planted as a companion plant in the vegetable garden.
Italian Oregano (also known as Wild Marjoram) is a fragrant edible herb milder in flavor than Greek Oregano. It grows up to two feet high and blooms abundantly, attracting beneficial pollinators to the nectar-laden flowers. It will also happily cover the garden's dry, tough areas if not grown in a container.
The True Pizza Oregano! A fragrant perennial herb used for cooking and healing. It grows up to 18 inches and is easy to maintain. Small flowers heavy with nectar bloom prolifically in spring, attracting pollinators. It can be grown indoors and in containers. Fresh sprigs of oregano can be harvested from the main plant and dried as needed.
A delightful herb used in salads, stews, and teas. Prunella is also a beneficial healing herb for wounds, mouth ailments, and a tonic. A great, low-growing groundcover for difficult areas and a good source of nectar for butterflies and beneficial pollinators.
Attractive Daisy-like flowers with a spicy scent growing 18-24 inches high. A perennial that can be difficult to get started but, once established, can live for many years. The flowers are cultivated commercially as a natural pesticide, and Pyrethrum is the safest pesticide, especially around food.