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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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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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How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (400 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 3 days
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    • £2.49

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").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (4 foils)

    • Despatch: By end of August 2014
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    • £3.99