Seeds

Herbs

Herbs are very versatile. While chiefly grown to season foods, herbs can also be used for oils, fragrances, cosmetics, potpourris as well as being recognised for their healing properties. All of this and decorative too! Plant a few fresh herbs close to the kitchen and enjoy the natural and healthy way to add spice and flavour to a meal. They look great in a pot and make good companion plants.

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Basil 'Gourmet Mix'

A collection of Basil varieties including Thai Basil, Lemon Basil, Cinnamon Basil and Purple Basil for colour.

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Basil 'Sweet'

The herb that inspires the chef to creative cuisine!  An annual with a sweet, spicy flavour that complements cooking.

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Basil ‘Genovese’

Genovese basil is an essential ingredient for Italian cuisine, especially for using in fresh pesto and aromatic 'insalata caprese'.

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Chives

A versatile tasty herb. Can be used as garnish or flavouring in a variety of dishes, including salads, omelettes, soups and sandwiches.

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Coriander

A fragrant essential ingredient in many national cuisines. Fresh leaves add a distinctive 'citrus peel' flavour to Thai, Vietnamese, Indian, Chinese, North African and Mexican dishes.

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Cress 'Salad Curled'

A prolific and refreshing herb. Its vivid green curls are ideal for garnishing.  Easily grown in window boxes or pots.

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Dill

To the ancient Egyptians, a soothing medicine and even used in magic spells!  This versatile herb will add to many culinary delights.

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Garlic Chives 'Gow Choy'

A versatile herb that adds a delicate garlic flavour to dishes. Extensively used in Asian cuisine, Garlic Chives can be used like regular chives, snipped into salads and dressings, soups, and as garnish.

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Holy Basil 'Krishna Tulsi'

Aromatic Tulsi is traditionally used in India in herbal teas and as an Ayurvedic remedy. In Hinduism, Tulsi is revered as a holy plant. This purple variety is also known as Shyam Tulsi.

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Lemongrass

An aromatic grass with a subtle citrus flavour. Use the stalks crushed and finely chopped to add a fragrant lemon essence to curries, stir-fries and noodle dishes.

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Mint Mix

A refreshing mix of sweet Spearmint, aromatic Curled Mint and cool Peppermint, each bringing a subtle and unique flavour to any dish or beverage.

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Oregano

Ancient Egypt's great healing herb.  Oregano has a sweet aromatic flavour.  Its slightly bitter overtone makes it ideal in Italian & Spanish dishes.

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Parsley 'Curled'

A decorative dark green plant. Compact and vigorous. Rich in Vitamins and Iron. Ideal for garnishes and flavouring.

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Parsley 'Italian Plain Leaf'

Italian Plain Leaf Parsley really lifts a dish, adding fresh zesty taste and vibrant green colour. With a better flavour than curled parsley, it's a classic favourite for salads, soups, casseroles, and grilled meats.

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Peppermint

This fragrant and invigorating herb makes a delightfully refreshing tea, or adds cool spicy flavour to desserts, iced drinks, salads, dressings and meat dishes.

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Rocket

A rapid grower, as the name implies, with peppery-tasting leaves that will add zest to your salads.  Harvest regularly, while tender, for best flavour.

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Rocket 'Wild'

Used as a culinary herb since Roman times, Wild Rocket has distinctive deep green serrated leaves, with a more intense and pungent flavour than standard salad Rocket.

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Stevia

Stevia is a natural, calorie-free sugar substitute for beverages and food. Stevia has a powerfully sweet flavour - two fresh leaves are enough to sweeten a cup of coffee or tea.

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Thai Basil

Thai basil is an essential ingredient in Thai, Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian cuisines. Add some anise-flavoured 'X-factor' to Thai green and red curries.

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Thyme

The herb of courage and elegance.  Thyme is a most attractive ground cover and a very versatile culinary delight.