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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.
Lovage (Large Plant)
Levisticum officinalePerennial herb lovage has a distinctive flavour that combines the savoury tastes of celery and anise. Use the young leaves in soups, stews and salads or cut the stems for crystallizing. Aromatic lovage seed can also be harvested for adding to savoury baked dishes. This tall hardy herb makes a useful addition to the back of borders and kitchen gardens. Height: 2m (79"). Spread: 1m (39"). More info
Parsley (Flat leaved) (Large Plant)
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum, Plain-leaved Parsley, Flat-leaved Parsley, Italian Parsley, French ParsleyThis biennial herb is a kitchen staple with a multitude of uses - perfect for flavouring soups, stews, salads and sauces. This flat-leaved variety is particularly popular for its flavour, which is stronger than its decorative, curly-leaved cousin. Parsley is easy to grow in borders or containers, and makes a superb pot plant for a sunny kitchen windowsill. No herb garden would be complete without it! Height and spread: 45cm (18"). More info
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