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Herbs

Anise Hyssop Bushy midwestern native permeates the air with sweet licorice fragrance. An outstanding insectary plant, its long-blooming nectar-laden purple flowers attract bees and parasitic wasps, butterflies and hummingbirds. Anise-scented foliage and flowers delightful as a tea or culinary seasoning, or filler in mixed bouquets. The tea induces sweating and strengthens the heart, was used also for fevers, colds, and by Native Americans as a cough medicine.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Amethyst Improved The only purple Genovese-type basil. Large, 2-3″, thick, turned-down leaves. This stunning basil is nearly black in color.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Aroma 2 Fusarium resistant basil for field or greenhouse. Aroma 2 is quickly becoming the standard basil for professional growers. An improved Genovese type with thick, dark green leaves. Leaves average 3” long. Plants are also resistant to bolting and will hold well in the field and after harvesting.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Cinnamon Distinctive violet stems, veining, and flower bracts with lavender blooms and 2″ long leaves. Beautiful in casual flower bouquets.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Dolly Somewhat compact, yet full, plants have large, up to 4″, cupped leaves with some serration. Very uniform plant habit and leaf shape. A bit lighter in color than our standard Genovese.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Elidia More compact habit and slower to bolt than Aroma 2, with excellent leaf shape and dark green color. Intermediate resistance to fusarium. Bred for container production, but has also performed well in our field trials. Classic aroma and flavor. Intermediate resistance to Fusarium wilt.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Emily Emily is a fantastic new dwarf basil, a compact Genovese variety that works particularly well in containers. This basil was bred to have shorter stem lengths between nodes, and only reaches a maximum height of 30cm (12″). Emily has a longer shelf life after harvest than most basil varieties, and keeps longer in refrigeration, maintaining its fresh aroma.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Holy(Tulsi) 1 1/2″ long green leaves, with purple stems. Known for its use in Hindu culture and Ayurveda. Also known as Tulsi. A common ingredient in Thai cuisine and in teas. Used medicinally for digestion and immune system support. NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Lime Imparted a robust lime fragrance to our patch. More vigorous than lemon basil, darker green leaves with a strong lime flavor.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Mrs. Burns Lemon Chosen for its intense lemony fragrance. Medium-sized bright green leaves. Heirloom variety grown for 60 years in southeastern New Mexico, first offered commercially by Native Seeds/Search, has now achieved nationwide fame.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Nufar Fusarium-resistant, Italian large-leaf type. For field or greenhouse growing. Leaves up to 4″ long, sweet scent and flavor.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Prospera New! Classic Genovese appearance plus downy mildew resistance. Prospera® is an exciting new release from the breeders of the popular Aroma 2 basil. Part of the newest generation of basil bred for improved downy mildew resistance, flavor, and appearance, this classic Genovese type is very similar to Aroma 2, with 3″ long glossy, dark green leaves and Fusarium resistance — and the added benefit of strong resistance to downy mildew. Prospera’s Genovese aroma is slightly milder and earthier than that of Aroma 2.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Purple Ruffles Large, ruffled leaves. Also great in containers or garden beds as an ornamental. Small percentage of plants are green. 3″ long leavesNOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Basil · Thai Lovely as a potted herb, an edible bedding plant or in floral arrangements. Sweet Thai has a clove-like licorice flavor with a hearty aroma that compliments the hot spicy flavors of Thai cuisine. Compact plants sport relatively small green leaves with dark purple stems and blossoms. Leaves are 2” long and plants reach 12-18” tall.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Celery Leaf · Afina Sturdy dark green foliage has rich aroma and taste, regenerates quickly after cutting. Imparts the same flavor to stews and soups as conventional celery. Although its culture is the same, it is much hardier and easier to grow. Both its thin hollow stems and its leaves can be used fresh or dried.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Celery Leaf · Par Cel A novelty for fresh market sales. Looks like a cross between Cutting Celery and Forest Green Parsley. Sweet celery flavor. Much easier to grow than standard celery.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Chervil The Greeks referred to it as khairephyllon, or ‘leaf of joy,’ and carried sprigs to bless their friends. Superior slow-bolting strain of this annual grows vigorously. Delicate lacy leaves with distinct flavor good in soups, with fish or asparagus. Essential ingredient in mesclun. Direct seed before a rain in early spring or summer in rich well-drained soil with light but constant moisture. NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Chives Hardy perennial. 1–2′ hollow grasslike leaves enhance any dish with their subtle onion flavor, providing a fine treat in very early spring. Lilac-colored flowers bloom in June and July, can be eaten or enjoyed in arrangements fresh or dried. Used in Asia as a remedy for colds and flu.NOTE: This item is grown to order only
Qty: 1 bag · Cost: $5.00 ea
Cilantro Both seed (coriander) and leaves (cilantro) are used in numerous cuisines from around the world. Often associated with Mexican dishes, this strongly scented herb grows with flat, toothed leaves. Chop into salsas and other preparations. Seeds are reputed to help reduce stress. Easy to grow and tolerant of cooler conditions, it prefers direct sun.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Dill · Bouquet The most widely grown organic dill for fresh eating, flowers and seed heads. Bouquet is an early maturing variety, producing seed heads well ahead of others and right in time for summer pickles. Flowering umbels average 6” wide. Average height is 30”.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Garlic Chives Also called Chinese chives or Chinese leeks. Known as jiu cai in China. Grows like chives, 1′ tall, but has flat strap-like leaves that taste like garlic and can be used as a garlic substitute in salads and sautéed vegetables. White flowers may be eaten, are long-lasting in bouquets and good in dried arrangements. Has been used to warm the kidneys and stomach, to treat urinary incontinence and impotence. Sow thinly in spring, harvest sparingly till plants are established, after that they are vigorous and self-sowing.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 1 bag · Cost: $5.00 ea
Lemon Balm Distinct lemon flavor. Fresh leaves for tea and salads. Easy to grow.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Marjoram · Sweet A milder, sweeter relative of oregano. Use fresh or dry. Many gardeners have successfully over-wintered this tender perennial, while others pot it up in the fall to bring delight to a winter kitchen. Grown as an annual in the North. 1′ plant with grey-green rounded leaves of enchanting sweet fragrance. Cut often to prevent flowering. Use fresh or dried. Adds flavor to soups, stews and stuffings. Subject to damping off; do not overwater.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Mint · Common Use to flavor salad mix, main dishes, ice cream, and drinks. Variety not stated since mint does not grow true-to-type from seed.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Mint · Lemon Monarda citriodora An annual member of the bee balm genus in the mint family. Native to Appalachia and related to Oswego Tea. The tiered pinkish-purple flower spikes of this showy 2–3′ plant are long-lasting in fresh bouquets and can be dried for everlasting arrangements. Its lemon-scented leaves are delicious and commonly used to impart a coarse mint flavor with a hint of oregano to tea. NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Oregano · Greek One of more than 50 species of the oregano genus, this is the true culinary herb and a close relative of marjoram. Not only has oregano flavored foods for thousands of years, but it also has had a variety of medicinal uses. Low-growing perennial with fragrant dull green and purple leaves and white flowers. Harvest when it is beginning to flower.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Oregano · Zaatar As you can see from the Latin, this is a Middle Eastern herb, an oregano that carries a bit of zing and a necessary ingredient in the condiment zaatar. Mix with sumac, toasted sesame seeds, salt and sometimes a few other herbs, to make the sprightly topping so essential to Arabic cuisine. Bushy tender perennial, hardy to Zone 10, grown as an annual in colder climes. For best, most aromatic flavor, harvest before its small white flowers appear. It thrives in sun on poor well-drained non-acidic ground. NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Parsley · Dark Green Italian Smooth and shiny large wide dark green flat leaves. Upright with vigorous growth.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Parsley · Giant of Italy Dark green, flat leaves with strong stems. Use leaves for garnishes, salads, and cooking. For highest yields, provide ample water and fertility. Medicinal: A bitter, aromatic, and diuretic herb that stimulates the digestive process.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Parsley · Wega Finely cut and curled, dark green leaves with mild flavor on sturdy, upright stems. Produces a uniform stand well-suited to containers as well as field production.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Sage Grows up to 3′, with fuzzy grey-green oblong leaves and blue flowers. Used fresh or dried. Tasty in stuffing blends, with eggs, cheese, poultry, pork. CR and Eli use it to enhance black tea and coffee. Sage tea dries up mothers’ milk and helps reduce hot flashes. Likes well-drained rich soil with good nitrogen content. Plants grow woody with age; replace every 3 years or so.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Summer Savory The most subtle and delicate of all the savories in taste and in character. Slender light green leaves on reddish, square stems. The aroma of summer savory is a duet of thyme and mint. Flavors green beans, vegetables and poultry, or infused in vinegar. Dry plants to preserveNOTE: This item is grown to order only
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Thyme · German Creeping 10–12″ mat-forming perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the nerves, soothe headaches. As good in salad dressings as it is in sore-throat remedies. Bees love its short lavender flower spikes. Likes well-drained light dry alkaline soil. Its fine root system makes thyme difficult to move around the garden.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Thyme · Summer Spicier, more pungent flavor than German Winter in a smaller plantNOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea
Winter Savory Leaves shinier and thicker, stronger and more pungent than summer savory. Used to flavor dry beans or sauerkraut, winter soups and stews. Hardy dwarf bush perennial grows 6–12″, thriving in dry poor soil. Makes an attractive border with its tiny green leaves and light lilac flowers. Also used as a tea to calm indigestion or as a gargle for sore throat.NOTE: This item is grown to order only.
Qty: 4 pack · Cost: $5.00 ea

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