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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 'Christmas'

Ocimum basilicum

A wonderful new basil from British breeding of Thai and Genovese crosses. Basil 'Christmas' produces large glossy leaves with a unique fruity, mulled-wine aroma associated with Christmas time. The aromatic foliage adds flavour to all manner of dishes, particularly Italian recipes. A profusion of stunning purple flowers makes this herb a decorative, edible pot plant for the kitchen windowsill, the flower border, or for containers outside. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


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

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    • 1 packet (150 basil seeds)

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    • £2.19

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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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 packet (60 sage seeds)

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    • £1.99

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

    • Despatch: By end of August 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

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").

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How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (4 foils)

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    • £3.99

Basil 'Aristotle' - Kew Collection Seeds

Ocimum minimum, Greek Basil, Bush Basil

Neat, compact mounds of small leaves with a most delicious flavour make Basil 'Aristotle' a stunning ornamental, edible pot plant. The aromatic foliage adds flavour to all manner of dishes, particularly Italian recipes. This Greek basil is perfect for growing on the kitchen windowsill or in containers outside the back door. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


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

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    • 1 packet (35 basil seeds)

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    • £2.99

Golden Feverfew

Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum', Chrysanthemum parthenium, Pyrethrum parthenium

This hardy, semi evergreen medicinal herb bears attractive, lobed, golden foliage and pretty white daisy flowers throughout summer. The flowers of Golden Feverfew can be dried and added to pot pourri for an aromatic fragrance. With its bright golden foliage and compact habit, this short-lived perennial makes an attractive ornamental plant too. Height and Spread: 30cm (12").

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How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (300 golden feverfew seeds)

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    • £1.99

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 July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted lovage plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

Mint 'Gingermint' (Large Plant)

Mentha × gracilis

A distinctive strain of Mint, which has gold-splashed leaves, and a spicy ginger fragrance. Ginger Mint plants are nectar-rich, and are ideal for attracting bees and butterflies to the garden.

The beauty of this plant makes it welcome in the mixed perennial border as well as the herb garden. Ginger Mint could also be used in summer container displays. Try Ginger Mint for yourself, and you'll enjoy the fiery ginger fragrance, which can be used in summer drinks and desserts too! Height and Spread: 30cm (12").


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 mint plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted mint plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2015
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    • £16.99

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

Basil 'Lemonade'

Ocimum basillicum

Add a sherbet lemon twist to summer salads and pasta dishes with the zesty flavour of Basil 'Lemonade'. The delicious leaves will bring a taste sensation to a bowl of fresh strawberries! This useful annual herb produces attractive bushy plants with a neat, compact habit and an abundance of glossy, aromatic foliage. A superb variety that's perfect for growing outdoors, where it shows outstanding tolerance of our changeable British summers, remaining disease free right through to Summer's end. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow herbs    How to grow Basil


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

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    • 1 packet (150 basil seeds)

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    • £0.99
    • Out of stock

Parsley 'Titan' (Flat Leaved)

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

Compact weather resistant plants with neat, upright growth produce a profusion of particularly small, dark green, finely cut leaves. Parsley 'Titan' is an outstanding flat-leaved parsley with an intense, almost sweet flavour that is stronger than curled-leaved cultivars. Harvested regularly, this robust RHS AGM variety produces a vast quantity of leaves that make an attractive garnish, and add depth of flavour to soups, sauces and many other culinary dishes. Height and spread: 35cm (14").

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How to grow herbs

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    • 1 packet (750 parsley seeds)

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    • £0.99