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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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Chervil (Curled) - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Anthriscus cerefolium

One of the most deliciously flavoured culinary herbs, widely used on the continent for its rich savoury flavour resembling that of caraway, which blends well with fish and meat. Chervil is one of the few hardy annual herbs for all-year-round use. The leaves can be chopped and used in salads, stews, and dressings, or used as a garnish in the same way as parsley. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 25cm (10").

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    • 1 packet (350 chervil seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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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 parsley seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
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    • £2.69

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 September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted thyme plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99

Lovage (Large Plant)

Levisticum officinale

Perennial 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
    • 1 x 1 litre potted lovage plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted lovage plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £16.99

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

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    • 1 x 1 litre potted hyssopus plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted hyssopus plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2015
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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").

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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 x 14cm potted chive plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

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").

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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 x 14cm potted oregano plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

Parsley (Flat leaved) (Large Plant)

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

This 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
    • 1 x 14cm potted parsley plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

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).

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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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    • 1 x 14cm potted rosemary plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

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"). More info
    • 1 x 14cm potted sage plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

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"). More info
    • 1 x 14cm potted thyme plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2016
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    • £4.99

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 March 2016
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    • £16.99