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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.
Chamomile (Wild or German)
Matricaria recutita, Scented Mayweed, German Chamomile, Wild ChamomileDaisy-like flowers with yellow centres and feathery foliage which has an apple smell when crushed. Wild chamomile leaves make a delicious soothing chamomile tea, skin wash or shampoo. This delicate annual is also ideal for filling gaps at the front of flower borders. Please note: This variety is not suitable for use as a lawn. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 25cm (10").
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Allium tuberosum, Garlic Chives, Oriental GarlicGarlic chives, or Chinese chives, differ from ordinary chives in having flat leaves and have a delicate mild garlic flavour. They can be used in the same way as chives and are excellent in salads, stews, fish, egg or meat dishes. The flower buds are a Chinese delicacy and can be eaten raw, stir fried or added to scrambled eggs. A versatile and easy to grow perennial for the herb garden. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 15cm (6").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
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