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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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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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    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £0.99

Basil 'Sweet Green'

Ocimum basillicum

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With a flavour that tastes of mint and cloves, Basil 'Sweet Green' compliments courgette and tomato dishes and is quite legendary in pesto. Large aromatic leaves are produced on neat bushy plants. The fresh basil leaves make a delicious addition to salads and pasta dishes. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 40cm (16”).

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    • 1 packet (400 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Fennel 'Victorio' F1 Hybrid

Foeniculum vulgare, Florence Fennel, Sweet Fennel

Outstanding yields of large, smooth and pure white bulbs with an enticing and traditional aniseed flavour. Fennel 'Victorio' is a newly bred form which has neat foliage and improved resistance to bolting. The foliage of this hardy perennial makes a tasty addition to salads or as an attractive garnish. With a multitude of uses, fennel can even be used as a compress for softening rough chapped hands, or for treating numerous ailments. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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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 (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.69

Coriander 'Calypso'

Coriandrum sativum, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley

This British bred coriander has excellent bolting resistance and can be cut back and allowed to re-grow at least 3 times throughout the summer due to its extremely low growing point. This quick growing annual herb is best grown for its delicious foliage that can be added to salads, curries and soups. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 25cm (10”).

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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 (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Parsley 'Laura'

Petroselinum crispum 'Laura', Plain-leaved Parsley, Flat-leaved Parsley, Italian Parsley, French Parsley

A flat-leaved parsley with a more intense flavour than some other varieties. This hardy biennial herb makes an excellent addition to the herb garden. Try growing parsley indoors on a bright kitchen windowsill, where Parsley 'Laura' is becoming increasingly popular for its versatility and diverse range of culinary uses. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).

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    • 1 packet (750 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Parsley 'Lisette'

Petroselinum crispum 'Lisette', Curly Parsley, Curled-leaf Parsley

An improved 'Green Pearl' type, producing a vigorous rosette of longer stems with more pronounced, finer curled dark green leaves, that stand well without yellowing or bolting. Curled leaved parsley is a useful, low maintenance addition to herb gardens. Try growing parsley indoors on a bright kitchen windowsill, where Parsley 'Lisette' will produce fresh leaves virtually all year round. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).

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    • 1 packet (750 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Coriander

Coriandrum sativum, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley

A quick growing, dual purpose annual herb that is grown for its seeds or fresh young leaves. Coriander seeds are delicious in cakes, and when crushed add an orangey flavour to meat dishes. The young leaves of coriander (often called 'Cilantro') can be finely chopped and added to curies, sauces, chutneys and salads. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 25cm (10”).

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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 (150 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Mint

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

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    • 1 packet (1250 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

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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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)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Lemon Grass

Cymbopogon citratus

A real delicacy, Lemon Grass is essential in Thai and Vietnamese dishes and an excellent addition to soups, curries, sauces and fish dishes. The woody stems of this refreshing herb are also delicious for making an invigorating tea. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 90cm (35").

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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Thyme 'Old English'

Thymus vulgaris

One of the most useful kitchen herbs for stews, stuffings and bouquet garni. This aromatic, evergreen thyme will grow almost anywhere in containers, rock gardens, borders, and even cracks in paving. Ideal for creating low, matt forming 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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    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £1.99

Parsley 'Plain Leaved (Sheeps) 2' (Flat Leaved)

Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum, Flat-leaved Parsley, Plain-leaved Parsley, Italian Parsley, French Parsley

This hardy biennial is one of the most popular herbs for culinary use as a garnish, flavouring sauces and pastry, and associating particularly well with fish. With a stronger flavour than curled varieties, this 'Flat-leaved' or 'Italian' Parsley makes a useful, low maintenance addition to herb gardens, or grow parsley indoors on a bright kitchen windowsill. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).

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    • 1 packet (1100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
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    • £2.29