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Herbs


Herbs are very easy to grow and are essential ingredients for all types of cooking, as well as injecting life into a salad. Grow them on your windowsill or create a herb garden just outside your kitchen door, so that you can easily pick a few leaves to add to your meals.



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Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

This perennial member of the onion family is undemanding and easy to grow, returning year after year, and attracting bees and butterflies to its pretty pink blooms. Chives are an essential addition to the herb garden. Their leaves and edible flowers make them indispensible for garnishing potato salad, soups and other savoury dishes. Chives are ideal for edging paths and borders and also make an excellent companion plant, deterring pests such as carrot root fly. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (1000 seeds)

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    • £2.09

Basil 'Crimson King'

Ocimum basilicum

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Grow this new British bred Genovese type for a 100% purple leaved Basil with increased vigour, uniformity, and traditional 'cupped' leaves. Basil 'Crimson King' makes an excellent ornamental edible adding a bright splash of colour to the herb garden, and is ideal grown on the windowsill, or in containers or baskets outdoors in the summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • £2.19

Basil 'Siam Queen'

Ocimum x citriodorum

A particularly fragrant selection and a distinct improvement over other Thai Basils. Basil 'Siam Queen' has an extra large leaf with an intense liquorice fragrance. The bright green basil leaves make an attractive foil for its purple-red stems which bear violet-pink flowers. Superb as a container plant on the patio or you could try growing basil on the kitchen windowsill and in convenient containers outside the back door. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Summer Savory

Satureja hortensis

With slender bronze green leaves and lilac tubular flowers, this hardy annual makes an attractive addition to the herb garden. Summer Savory lends an aromatic peppery tang to soups and seafoods. It's mild flavour is useful as an alternative to sage or thyme, and it is also used to aid digestion, reduce fevers and soothe bee stings.

Grown next to broad beans it is reputed to help repel black fly. Gather Summer Savory when harvesting your broad beans and cook them together - it does wonders for the flavour. The secret is to have your Summer Savory 15cm (6in) tall by early May to plant out amongst your beans! Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


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    • 1 packet (400 seeds)

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Basil 'Christmas'

Ocimum basilicum

A wonderful new basil from British breeding of Thai and Genovese crosses. Basil 'Christmas' produces large glossy leaves with a unique fruity, mulled-wine aroma associated with Christmas time. The aromatic foliage adds flavour to all manner of dishes, particularly Italian recipes. A profusion of stunning purple flowers makes this herb a decorative, edible pot plant for the kitchen windowsill, the flower border, or for containers outside. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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Basil 'Classico' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Ocimum basilicum, Common Basil, Sweet Basil

Essential for authentic Italian cuisine, this sweet basil is one of the most popular varieties, with a strong scent and distinctive fresh flavour. Try growing Basil on the kitchen windowsill or in convenient containers outside the back door. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (300 seeds)

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Basil 'Classico' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds

Ocimum basilicum, Common Basil, Sweet Basil

Essential for authentic Italian cuisine, this sweet basil is one of the most popular varieties, with a strong scent and distinctive fresh flavour. Try growing Basil on the kitchen windowsill or in convenient containers outside the back door. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (4000 seeds)

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Golden Feverfew

Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum', Chrysanthemum parthenium, Pyrethrum parthenium

This hardy, semi evergreen medicinal herb bears attractive, lobed, golden foliage and pretty white daisy flowers throughout summer. The flowers of Golden Feverfew can be dried and added to pot pourri for an aromatic fragrance. With its bright golden foliage and compact habit, this short-lived perennial makes an attractive ornamental plant too. Height and Spread: 30cm (12”).

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Herbs For Windowsills

Ocimum minimum, Origanum vulgare, Anethum graveolens, Allium schoenoprasum, Petroselinum crispum, Greek Basil, Bush Basil, Oregano, Peucedanum graveolens, Curly Parsley, Curled-leaf Parsley

A collection of five herbs specially selected by T&M for growing on windowsills. They provide an excellent range of textures and flavours which may be used in cooking and salads.

  • Bush Basil - This hardy annual forms compact plants with lots of fragrant spicy leaves, ideal as an accompaniment to tomato dishes. Height and spread: 23cm (9").
  • Sweet Marjoram - A mild and sweet half hardy annual that is ideal for stuffing, soups and stews. Height and spread: 25cm (10").
  • Fernleaf Dill - A hardy annual that was bred for bushiness and a dwarf habit. The ultimate accompaniment to fresh fish. Height and spread: 45cm (18").
  • Chives - A hardy perennial that will add a savoury zest to salads or as a garnish. Height and spread: 30cm (12").
  • Parsley 'Clivi' - A highly ornamental dwarf cultivar of this biennial herb with tangy foliage. Height and spread: 23cm (9").

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    • 1 packet (4 foils)

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Basil 'Aristotle' - Kew Collection Seeds

Ocimum minimum, Greek Basil, Bush Basil

Neat, compact mounds of small leaves with a most delicious flavour make Basil 'Aristotle' a stunning ornamental, edible pot plant. 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”).

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (35 seeds)

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Basil 'British Basil'

Ocimum basillicum, Common Basil, Sweet Basil

  • New in 2014
The best Basil for UK summers! British breeding has produced a new variety of this popular herb that's much more tolerant of cold weather, wind and light frosts. With a classic, aromatic flavour, Basil 'British Basil' is ideal for pasta sauces, salads and a wide range of culinary dishes. Grow Basil 'British Basil' in the vegetable plot or in patio containers by the back door for a delicious crop all summer and well into the autumn. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • £2.09

Basil 'Lemonade'

Ocimum basillicum

Add a sherbet lemon twist to summer salads and pasta dishes with the zesty flavour of Basil ‘Lemonade’. The delicious leaves will bring a taste sensation to a bowl of fresh strawberries! This useful annual herb produces attractive bushy plants with a neat, compact habit and an abundance of glossy, aromatic foliage. A superb RHS AGM variety that’s perfect for growing outdoors, where it shows outstanding tolerance of our changeable British summers, remaining disease free right through to Summer’s end. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
    • 1 packet (150 basil seeds)

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