Borage: Borage is a bushy herb with bright blue edible flowers. The plant has been used to attract bumble bee pollinators to garden plots. The leaves can be used sparingly to add a cucumber-like flavor in salads, or for flavoring cool drinks. Medicinal: Seeds contain over 20% GLA (gamma-Linolenic acid) which is extracted and used commercially as an economical substitute for evening primrose oil. 24-36" tall [Full Sun]
Sweet Genovese Basil: A select large-leaf strain. Use fresh or dried for flavoring sauces, soups, dressings, and pesto. The most popular basil. Basil is a pick-and-come-again herb which produces well when heavily picked. Grows best in well-drained rich soil.
Chamomile: The sweet-scented flowers of Chamomile are used to make Chamomile tea which has a distinctive apple-like flavor and fragrance. Medicinal: Chamomile has long been used as a carminative, and as an anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer remedy to protect gastric mucous membranes. It is also anti-spasmodic, and anti-microbial. Used as a nasal wash to treat sinusitis. 24-30" tall. [Full Sun]
Cilantro: Both leaves (cilantro) and seeds (coriander) are used in Chinese, Indian, and Mexican cuisine. Medicinal: known in Chinese medicine as ‘yuan-xu-zi’ (Chinese parsley), the seeds are used as a diaphoretic and appetite stimulant. 30" tall. [Full Sun]
Thyme: Flavoring for sauces, soups, meats, dressings, and bean dishes. Shrubby, evergreen perennial. Medicinal: Used as an expectorant and bronchial anti-spasmodic and carminative. 8" tall. Full Sun. Space 12" apart.
Oregano: An essential spice of pizza as well as tomato, cheese, and meat dishes. This is the flavorful Greek Oregano, not the flavorless oregano commonly available. Medicinal: Mildly carminative and anti-spasmodic. Full sun. 12" tall.
Dill: The standard heirloom variety for flavoring pickles, soups, breads, stews, salads, and sauces. Full sun. 30”-48” tall. Can be invasive if not grown in containers due to prolific seeding qualities!
Mint: Sweet peppermint variety. Plants should be expected to grow 1-2 feet if planted outdoors in the ground, but they will spread and possibly come back each year. Also a good container plant.
Your plant will come hardened off and ready to put in the ground.
All of our plants are heirloom, grown from organic, VA open-pollinated, non-GMO seeds. No chemical pesticides will ever be used on our plants, and we use only natural soil amendment!
Price is per plant.