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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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Sage - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Salvia officinalis, English Sage

The soft blue-green leaves of sage are ideal for adding their rich flavour to meats and stuffing. This hardy sub-shrub is an essential herb for adding to the Sunday roast but also makes an attractive plant in the perennial border. The flavour of the leaves will be best when growing sage in warm, dry conditions. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 90cm (36").

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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 (60 sage seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £1.99

Russian Tarragon

Artemisia dracunculus, Artemisia dracunculoides, Mugwort, Sagebrush, Wormwood

Similar to French tarragon, but producing a more vigorous plant. Russian Tarragon produces branching stems of lance-shaped, aromatic foliage can be used for tarragon vinegars, in white sauces and salad dressings, or with chicken, fish and egg dishes. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


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    • 1 packet (350 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Lovage - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Levisticum officinale, Ligusticum levisticum

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").

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    • 1 packet (75 lovage seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £1.99

Hyssopus officinalis 'Tricolour Mixed'

Hyssop

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A beautifully aromatic herb with a pungent tang suitable for meat dishes, beans and salads. Hyssop makes an attractive plant for the border where it will attract bees and butterflies. This exclusive blend brings together a pretty mix of blue, pink and white blooms. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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Culinary note: Try hyssop as a refreshing tea or add it to soups and salads too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 packet (200 hyssopus seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Chamomile (Wild or German)

Matricaria recutita, Scented Mayweed, German Chamomile, Wild Chamomile

Daisy-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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    • 1 packet (1000 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

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: By end of May 2016
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    • £1.99

Rosemary

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 (59").

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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 (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Oregano

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 packet (1500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Dill

Anethum graveolens, Peucedanum graveolens

This aromatic annual can be grown for its seeds or its rich, aniseed flavoured foliage that compliments fish dishes particularly well. The feathery dill leaves make an attractive addition to a sunny herb garden. This easy to grow herb is tolerant of most conditions and requires little maintenance. Height: 90cm (35"). 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 (750 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare, Common Fennel

Fennel may be grown as a herb for its attractive ferny foliage or as a vegetable for its swollen base and stem. With a delicate aniseed flavour 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: 180cm (71"). 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 (250 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Chives (Chinese)

Allium tuberosum, Garlic Chives, Oriental Garlic

Garlic 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").

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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 (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29

Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis, Bee Balm

A bushy herb that resembles mint in appearance, with an invigorating lemon scent when the leaves are crushed. The aromatic foliage can be used to make refreshing lemon balm tea or added to soups and oils for a tangy lemon flavour. Lemon balm flowers are particularly attractive to bees giving rise to its other name, bee balm. This hardy perennial herb has a vigorous habit which is best restricted by growing it in a container. Height: 50cm (20"). 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 (500 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.29