Angelica

Angelica is in fact a member of the carrot family, and an ancient and versatile herb. Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects. Angelica has many culinary and medicinal uses and can even be used to flavour gin! It will self-seed everywhere if allowed to flower so either cut the flowers off before they set or 'bag' the flower heads. Plant 2-3ft (60-90cm) apart. Grows 3-8ft high.

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Basil - Crimson King

Grow this new British bred Genovese type for a 100% purple leaved Basil with increased vigour, uniformity, and traditional 'cupped' leaves. Basil 'Crimson King' makes an excellent ornamental edible adding a bright splash of colour to the herb garden, and is ideal grown on the windowsill, or in containers or baskets outdoors in the summer. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Basil – British Outdoor

The best Basil for UK summers! British breeding has produced a new variety of this popular herb that's much more tolerant of cold weather, wind and light frosts. With a classic, aromatic flavour, Basil 'British Basil' is ideal for pasta sauces, salads and a wide range of culinary dishes. Grow Basil 'British Basil' in the vegetable plot or in patio containers by the back door for a delicious crop all summer and well into the autumn. Height and spread: 30cm (12”)

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Borage

A beautiful hardy annual herb with rough leaves covered in silvery hairs and the most attractive celestial blue flowers. Nectar rich borage flowers are particularly attractive to pollinating insects, including bees which make distinctive flavoured borage honey. This versatile upright herb has a multitude of uses - add the cucumber flavoured leaves to summer drinks and salads, grow it as a companion plant close to other crops to attract pollinating insects, and at the end of the season plants make a useful bulky addition to the compost. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Caraway

Used since the Stone Age and traditionally grown for the seeds, which are used in a diverse range of dishes including Asian and Indian dishes. A member of the carrot family. Hardy biennial. Reaches 2 feet (60 cm) tall. Plant 6-8" (15-20 cm) apart in rows 6-8" (15-20 cm) apart. Will self-seed so either cut the flowers off before they set or 'bag' the flower heads. Can be grown in pots.

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Coriander – Calypso

This British bred coriander has excellent bolting resistance and can be cut back and allowed to re-grow at least 3 times throughout the summer due to its extremely low growing point. This quick growing annual herb is best grown for its delicious foliage that can be added to salads, curries and soups. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 25cm (10").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Dill

This aromatic annual can be grown for its seeds or its rich, aniseed flavoured foliage that complements 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").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Fennel – Bronze

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. Although Fennel is a short-lived perennial, it is generally grown as an annual. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 45cm (18").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Fennel – Green

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. Although Fennel is a short-lived perennial, it is generally grown as an annual. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 45cm (18").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Hyssop

A lovely herb with beautiful blue flowers that will attract plenty of bees! Hardy perennial. Semi-evergreen. Slim, dark green foliage. Plant seedlings out during the summer 2 feet (60 cm) apart. Can reach 2 feet (60 cm) tall and wide. Benefits from being cut back hard in spring or summer as otherwise can become woody.

£3.00 per plant in 1 Litre pot


Lemon Balm – Melissa officinalis

A bushy perennial with broadly ovate, lemon-scented leaves with scalloped edges, and leafy spikes of creamy-white or pale purple flowers in summer.

£3.00 per plant in 1 Litre pot


Mint – Green (Mentha viridis)

Similar to spearmint, this mint has dark green, roughly oval shaped leaves, with serrated margins. Suitable for culinary use. Vigorous growth. Recommended for pot growing due to self seeding.

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Mint - Garden

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Mint - Morrocan

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Mint - Black Peppermint

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Mint - Orange

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Oregano

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").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Orange balm

Introducing an alternative to the traditional Lemon Balm. This new variety has a pronounced orange scent and the leaves are often used for herbal teas and other medicinal purposes. Ideal in mixed containers as the plants have a trailing habit.

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Parsley – Champion Moss Curled

Very popular standard curled type, with crisp texture and a tightly curled, rich green leaf that is ideal for garnishing, and flavouring soups and stews. Try growing parsley indoors, where Parsley 'Champion Moss Curled' makes a fine windowsill herb. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). Harvest June onwards (Spring sown) or April onwards (Autumn sown).

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Parsley – Plain Leaved

Large flat leaved type, finer plant than the curled types which generally has a sweet more delicate flavour than curled parsley making it ideal for more general cooking use. The plants are vigorous with district flat leaves. Ideal for growing in the Veg patch, containers or the kitchen windowsill. Spacing - Row: 12-16 inches Plant: 4 inches

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Parsley – Plain Leaved

Large flat leaved type, finer plant than the curled types which generally has a sweet more delicate flavour than curled parsley making it ideal for more general cooking use. The plants are vigorous with district flat leaves. Ideal for growing in the Veg patch, containers or the kitchen windowsill. Spacing - Row: 12-16 inches Plant: 4 inches

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Rosemary Prostratus Group

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Common 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").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Sorrel

This hardy perennial herb is easy to grow and adds leafy texture and a tart flavour to a mixed leaf salad. Young sorrel leaves are used extensively in French cuisine, being particularly flavoursome in fish dishes, soups, stews and sauces. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Summer Savory

With slender bronze green leaves and lilac tubular flowers, this hardy annual makes an attractive addition to the herb garden. Summer Savory lends an aromatic peppery tang to soups and seafoods. Grown next to broad beans it is reputed to help repel black fly. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Sweet Marjoram

With a mild flavour, Sweet Marjoram herb is delicious in stuffings, soups, stews, omelettes, cheese dishes, fish sauces and salads. Sprinkle over pork, before roasting or add to melted butter to garnish vegetables. Recommended by herbalists to lower high blood pressure and combat headaches, and neuralgia. Sweet Marjoram plants are most often grown as annuals, given that they resent winter wet and is are half hardy. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 30cm (12").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Tarragon

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot


Thyme – Old English

One of the most useful kitchen herbs for stews, stuffings and bouquet garni. This aromatic, evergreen thyme will grow almost anywhere in containers, rock gardens, borders, and even cracks in paving. Ideal for creating low, matt forming 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").

£1.75 per plant in 9cm pot