Mainly used dry, Oregano has a spicy flavour, strong to stand up to bold Italian dishes tomato sauces pizzas and fish dishes. Bushy small leaved plants featuring lilac-purple flowers.[more...]
Looks much the same as regular oregano, however the flavour is more intense. A hardy perennial that has aromatic green leaves. Oregano produces mauve flowers in the summer that are particularly attractive to bees and other pollinators. A very popular culinary herb that you can add to many dishes. Plant in a well-drained sunny site. Can be grown in pots or containers. Pick fresh leaves when needed or you can freeze or dry them for all-year-round use.[more...]
A shorter more compact plant than "Plain Parsley". With its tightly curled leaves and strong stems this parsley is rich deep green in colour and is a fabulous herb.
Far superior to Triple curled or Moss curled.[more...]
The bright green leaves are deeply segmented and flat. Stronger flavour than curled parsley. Water well in hot weather.
Very easy to grow.[more...]
Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves. While commonly used to flavour meats poultry and potatoes Rosemary is also great in homemade potpourris. Rosemary is extremely high in iron, calcium, and vitamin B6.[more...]
Ornamental, hardy branching perennial that is strongly aromatic.
The young stems are covered with a white down, but become woody as they age. Thick, velvety leaves. Many culinary uses.[more...]
Other common names are Sweetleaf, Sugarleaf or Sugar Grass. Overseas it is widely grown for its sweet leaves. Easy to grow.[more...]
One of the four “Fines Herbs” of French cooking, the mild taste of Tarragon is particularly suitable for chicken, lasagne, fish and egg dishes. Tarragon actually prefers poor soils and happily tolerates drought and neglect. Can also be used as an insect repellant![more...]
Once just a French cooking essential but Thyme is now a must for a wide variety of dishes - casseroles vegetables soups stuffings and sauces. The Thyme plant is an extremely aromatic, woody perennial shrub. Stems are lined with tiny grey-ish leaves and topped with equally tiny pale white/pink flowers. Avoid watering the leaves and try surrounding the plant with bark or stones to help keep the leaves off the ground as Thyme dislikes wet foliage.[more...]
Pinkish-white flowers with grey narrow leaves. Said to have more depth of flavour than common thyme. Requires protection from frosts.[more...]