Lemon balm, (Melissa officinalis), also called balm gentle, aromatic herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae), grown for its lemon-scented fragrant leaves. Lemon balm is native to the Mediterranean region and Central Asia and has naturalized in parts of North America and elsewhere. It is widely cultivate..
Also known as lawn chamomile. This carpet forming evergreen plant has very aromatic sweet apple scented foliage and is ideal for ground cover. This plant does not produce flowers and will not need cutting, therefore it is ideal for creating a chamomile lawn.Plant in rich, fertile, well-drained ..
Lawn Chamomile is a non-flowering, low-growing cultivar of classic Chamomile. It's a tough, aromatic little perennial that will tolerate some traffic and has, because of this and its ground-covering qualities, gained some fame as a good low-maintenance alternative to a grass lawn.Site: Tolerates exp..
An impressive cloud of pinnate leaves and a heavenly scent- green fennel is a common sight in the kitchen garden - and we might add that it's a great ornamental, too, what with its height and texture. F. vulgare is a robust, upright biennial (or short-lived perennial) with and flat umbels of small y..
Garden or common mint, Mentha spicata, is perhaps the most widely grown mint for general kitchen use, its young bright green shoot tips ready just in time for the first peas and early potatoes in June. Like all mints, it’s a vigorous and very hardy perennial, spreading widely by underground runners,..
White flowers in Summer, lovely spearmint flavour. Good with potatoes, salads, in mint sauce and for teas.Features:Type: Mint HerbMax. Height: 40cmHardiness: HardyLight Requirement: Full SunSize: 9cm..
Possibly one of the most recognized herbs in the cook's garden, oregano is easy to grow and adds plenty of taste to food. It fantastic when cut fresh from the plant and can easily be dried for long-term storage.The leaves of the oregano plant are very small and a dark green color. It is a perennial ..
Golden oregano is a common and worthwhile variety. Golden oregano plants (Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’) get their name from their yellow to golden foliage that is the brightest and truest yellow in full sun and cooler weather. In the summer, the yellow leaves are covered in delicate pink and purpl..
Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, is renowned as as an essential culinary and medicinal herb, grown for its aromatic evergreen leaves and unusual flowers. Originally from the Mediterranean region, it’s now widely grown all over the world. It’s used in sauces, soups and bouquet garnis. It’s commonly ..
A yellow variegated form of sage. Used to flavour poultry and also popular in stuffing, sausages, roast, and strongly flavoured foods. Height 50cm.Colour -BlueFlowering Month - April, May, June, July, AugustHeight - 31-60 cmPollinator - ButterflyCondition - Free Draining, Moist SoilAs..
The name ‘Salvia‘ derives from the old Latin Salveo, meaning ‘I heal’ or ‘I save’. Sage was used as a healing plant, by Greeks and Romans. While it’s now mainly used as a culinary herb, sage as a tea made by steeping a few sage leaves in hot water is today still used as a remedy for coughs and sore ..
This common garden herb has tiny, aromatic dark green leaves on a bushy dwarf shrub with small, spikes of small, white or pink flowers in early summer.A little bit sharper in taste than Oregano and sweeter than Sage, it is often used in cooking and for medicinal purposes. Bees love it, too.Site: Tol..
An upright bushy thyme with dark green leaves and a strong lemon scent. Pink flowers appear in Summer and are very attractive to bees and other pollinators. Lemon Thyme is an excellent culinary herb with a lemon fruity flavour. Excellent in the herb garden as well as rockeries and bed edges. Prefers..
An attractive, short perennial bush with small, oval green leaves with cream-yellow edges. The crushed leaves produce a strong lemon scent when crushed which is strongest when it's just about to show its purple whorls of flowers. Used in the kitchen for just this - especially meat and fish dishes - ..