Spice up your life with home grown herbs

 

Pages: 12

Florence fennel - 86RW31

Details  Florence fennel is a cool-weather perennial grown as an annual for its swollen leaf bases or ‘bulbs’ and edible leaves. When using in salads, the flavour can be improved by slicing the bulb and putting it in a bowl of water and ice cubes in the fridge for an hour.
Botanical name  Foeniculum vulgare
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  40 seeds
Grower name  Richard Watson
Matricaria chamomilla - 144RG88A

Matricaria chamomilla - 144RG88A

Details  Chamomilla has a branched, erect and smooth stem, which grows to a height of 15–60 cm The flowers bloom in early to midsummer, and have a strong, aromatic smell.
Botanical name  Asteraceae. M. chamomilla
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  40
Grower name  Rick Ginders
Meadowfoam  - 71RT47

Meadowfoam - 71RT47

Details  A feathery green plant 20-40cm tall that flowers in the spring producing a mass of white-yellow flowers somewhat resembling poached eggs, resulting in the plant being called the poached egg plant.  The bees love it, and it vigourously self-seeds, spreading out to fill a garden bed.  Will die off in the summer, and then the dropped seeds will sprout around autumn producing the feathery green plants, and they'll cover the ground over the winter producing flowers again in the spring.
Botanical name  Limnanthes alba
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  30
Grower name  Richard Tew
Only 3 in stock Add to OrderFlowers

Parsley - Italian or flat leaf - 72RW54

Details  This seed was first harvested from wild plants that grow just above the high tide mark south of Kaikoura.
Botanical name  Petroselinum crispum
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  approx 50
Grower name  Richard Watson
Purslane 127RW84A

Purslane 127RW84A

Details  The health benefits of purslane are becoming better recognized as its extremely high levels in omega-3 fatty acids, particularly for a land vegetable, as well as significant amounts of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, B-family vitamins, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, calcium, and copper. Purslane originated in the Mediterranean region. It is widely eaten throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. It is an annual succulent with a slightly sour and salty taste, making it an interesting addition to the plate and palate.
Sow seed late spring in pots and plant out once plants are established
Botanical name  Portulaca oleracea
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  50 seeds
Grower name  Richard watson
Out of stock
St Mary's Thistle - 146RG89A

St Mary's Thistle - 146RG89A

Details  St Mary’s Thistle is a highly regarded liver protectant that also restores the liver’s ability to detoxify harmful substances. Can be grown as a decorative plant but can be regarded as a pest,
Botanical name  Silybum marianum
Price per packet  $4.00
Packet contents  20
Grower name  Rick Ginders
Pages: 12