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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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Horseradish Root

Armoracia rusticana, Horse Radish, Cochlearia armoracia

The essential accompaniment to roast beef - nothing beats the bite of your own freshly grated horseradish root. Horseradish is a vigorous perennial herb that will return year after year for an increasing supply of hot, tangy roots. These thongs are quick to establish and easy to grow, requiring little aftercare. When planted in ideal conditions, horseradish plants may become invasive, but can grown in a container to control its growth and restrict its spread. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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How to grow herbs

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    • 5 horseradish thongs

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £16.99

Thyme 'Lemon' (Large Plant)

Thymus citriodorus, Lemon Thyme

Lemon Thyme is particularly special, with a potent lemon fragrance, which travels through the air when brushed lightly. The unique flavour of Lemon Thyme leaves also means it can be used in desserts, unlike the traditional, more savoury Thyme. The summer, pink-white flowers make this fragrant Thyme an attractive addition to herb gardens, flower borders, rockeries, along pathways or in patio pots.

This hardy perennial herb is easy to grow and unfussy about soil or site conditions. Thyme is useful as ground cover, and can also be used in coastal areas, where it copes well with winds and dry conditions. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

 

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted thyme plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted thyme plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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Hyssopus officinalis (Large Plant)

Hyssop

A beautifully aromatic plant, which is short, bushy, evergreen and makes an attractive, low-growing, flowering hedge. Hyssop makes an attractive plant for the border where it will attract bees and butterflies.

The electric blue flowers of Hyssop are long-lasting and look fantastic when planted en masse in the border, or of course in the herb garden, or as a low hedge on the vegetable plot. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 100cm (39").


Culinary note: Try hyssop as a refreshing tea or add it to soups and salads too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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    • 2 x 1 litre potted hyssopus plants

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    • £16.99

Chives (Large Plant)

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").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs


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

 

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Mint (Large Plant)

Mentha x piperita, Peppermint

The ideal accompaniment to roast lamb - homemade mint sauce is hard to beat! Add to boiled new potatoes and peas, make mint jelly or garnish summer drinks. Growing mint plants is so easy and this aromatic herb plant has a multitude of culinary uses. This vigorous perennial is best planted in a container to control its spread. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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How to grow herbs


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

 

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Oregano (Large Plant)

Origanum vulgare, Wild Marjoram, Pot Marjoram, English Marjoram, Wintersweet

This hardy perennial herb has sweet smelling, aromatic foliage which is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine. Try it sprinkling oregano on lamb or pork before cooking. Oregano, also known as Pot Marjoram makes a useful and low maintenance addition to the herb garden. The flowers produced in summer and autumn can also be used for flavouring after they have been gently dried. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs


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

 

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Rosemary (Large Plant)

Rosmarinus officinalis

Essential with roast lamb, the dark green aromatic foliage of rosemary has a multitude of culinary uses. This shrubby evergreen is ideal for a sunny herb garden and even survives in poor soils, requiring very little maintenance. Height and spread: 150cm (59in).

Useful links:

How to grow herbs


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

 

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Sage 'Tricolour'(Large Plant)

Salvia officinalis, English Sage

With a multitude of culinary uses, Sage 'Tricolour' makes a particularly attractive addition to the herb garden. The colourful variegated foliage, is deeply aromatic, making it equally useful for garnishing dishes and adding a rich flavour to meats and stuffing. Sage is undemanding and easy to grow, tolerating periods of drought with ease once established. The flavour of the leaves will be best when growing sage in warm, dry conditions. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 90cm (36").

 

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Thyme (Large Plant)

Thymus vulgaris

One of the most useful kitchen herbs, this aromatic, evergreen thyme will grow almost anywhere in containers, rock gardens, borders, and even cracks in paving. Ideal for creating low, bushy groundcover that will attract bees to the tiny, pink blooms. Thyme is particularly useful in coastal areas where it copes well with winds and dry conditions. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").

 

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