Herb Seeds

Herb Seeds

Vera Lavender
(Lavendula augustifolia) Lavender is an ancient herb – its use is documented beginning around 2500 BC by the ancient Egyptians. Lavender made its way into Europe and was prized for its use as a source of fragrance and as an edible/medicinal herb. Vera is an English lavender that reaches up to 2 feet at maturity. Thrives in well drained soil. Pretty blooms are adored by bees! Most/full sun. 2 feet. Perennial. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Common Thyme
Thymus vulgaris Thyme has been used for thousands of years. The Romans spread thyme throughout Europe after acquiring it in Egypt. With many culinary and medicinal uses, Thyme is still popular throughout the world. Common Thyme is the classic thyme called for in recipes both as a fresh and dried herb. Loves the sunny garden or a well-drained container 12-18 inches. Most/full sun. Perennial. 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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Garlic Chives
(Allium tuberosum) Native to North America, Europe, and Asia, this relative of onions and garlic has been grown as a culinary and medicinal plant for thousands of years. Garlic Chives include a fresh onion flavor with a hint of garlic. Flowers are produced in early summer and are attractive to beneficial bees. Plants may be harvested from throughout the summer season. 12-20 inches. Perennial. Most/full sun. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Chives
Allium schoenoprasum Native to North America, Europe, and Asia, this relative of onions and garlic has been grown as a culinary and medicinal plant for thousands of years. Chives can be used fresh or throughout the winter as a dried herb. Flowers are produced in early summer and are attractive to beneficial bees. Plants may be harvested from throughout the summer season. 12-20 inches. Most/full sun. Perennial. 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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Cilantro/Coriander
(Coriander sativum) Used by the ancient Egyptians and mentioned in in the book of Exodus, Cilantro / Coriander is one of the oldest known cultivated herbs. The seeds are ground for use as the spice Coriander while the leaves and stems are known as Cilantro – a popular ingredient in Indian, Mexican, and Asian dishes. Brought to the U.S. colonies in the late 1600s. Most/full sun. 12 inches. Annual. 50+ seeds
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Roman Coriander
Nigella sativa Native to the Mediterranean region, Roman Coriander is also known as Black Seed, Black Cumin, and Nutmeg Flower. Seeds have been used medicinally for millennia and were found in King Tut’s tomb. Ground seeds have a peppery flavor with a hint of oregano and are used as a spice throughout the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Most/full sun. 12-18 inches. 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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White Seeded Sesame
Sesame indicum Sesame has been cultivated for thousands of years. Seeds have been used historically for many purposes – eaten whole, ground for flour, and pressed for oil. Thomas Jefferson grew sesame at Monticello for salad oil production. Stately plants bloom through the second half of summer with white or rarely pink flowers and are beautiful. Most/full sun. Annual. 3-5 feet. 50+ seeds/pack.
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Catnip
(Nepeta cataria) Keep your cats happy with their own catnip plants! The plants are not the most exciting plant to look at in the garden, but the leaves (fresh or dried) drive most cats wild with joy. May be grown in a container or planted out in the garden - may need caging to protect plants from rolling and chewing felines. Traditionally used by humans in teas. Most/full sun. Perennial. 2-3 feet. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Rocket Arugula
Eruca sativa Arugula is native to the Mediterranean regions and has been grown since Ancient Rome as both an herb and as a salad green. Seeds were even used historically as a spice in salads and other dishes. Arugula is a popular Italian ingredient and made its way into mainstream gourmet recipes in the late 1900s. Grow in the garden or a pot. Part/most sun. 6-12 inches. 100+seeds/pack. Annual.
$2.59
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Italian Giant Parsley
(Petroselinum crispum) Parsley is truly an ancient herb - grown by the ancient Greeks and native to the Mediterranean, it has had many culinary and medicinal uses throughout history. This is a large, flat leafed type with the classic pungent parsley flavor. Perfect in containers or in the kitchen garden, parsley also serves as a host plant for the caterpillars of swallowtail butterflies. Most/full sun. 1-2 feet. Annual. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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German Chamomile
(Matricaria recutita) Chamomile has been grown for thousands of years – at least since the time of the ancient Egyptians. With many uses ranging from medicinal to culinary to its use as a fragrance, it is now primarily used to make relaxing teas and as a flavoring in soups and stews. Flowers are small, plants thrive in dry conditions and in containers. All parts are fragrant. Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. Annual. 50+ seeds
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Bouquet Dill
(Anathemum graveolens ) Dill has been used medicinally and in the kitchen for thousands of years. It is first mentioned in ancient Egyptian medical texts from 3000 B.C. Dill is a wonderful herb – it feeds pollinators and butterfly caterpillars in the garden, a popular bouquet filler, and a versatile culinary ingredient. Plants are tall and airy. All parts (even seeds) are edible. Most/full sun. 2-3 feet. Reseeding annual. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Sweet Basil
Ocimum basilicum An ancient herb used in India, Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Asia for centuries Basil was brought to the United States via the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1621. It quickly spread through the colonies as an easy to grow and flavorful herb. Sweet Basil is the classic large leafed basil – easy to grow in pots or in the garden. Excellent basil flavor for recipes. Most/full sun. 1-2 feet. 50+ seeds
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Genovese Basil
(Ocimum basilicum) An ancient herb used in India, Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Asia for centuries Basil was brought to the United States via the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1621. It quickly spread through the colonies as an easy to grow and flavorful herb. Genovese Basil is an Italian heirloom prized for its intense flavor and is the favorite for use in pesto and Italian coking. Leaves are full sized. Most/full sun. 1-2 feet. Annual. 50+ seeds
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Spicy Globe Basil
(Ocimum basilicum) An ancient herb used in India, Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Asia for centuries Basil was brought to the United States via the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1621. It quickly spread through the colonies as an easy to grow and flavorful herb. Spicy Globe Basil has a dwarf and compact habit – easy to contain and will keep producing if flowers are removed. Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. Annual. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Dark Purple Opal Basil
Ocimum basilicum Dark Purple Opal resulted from breeding in the 1950s at the University of Connecticut and was an All American Selection winner in 1962. Leaves are up to three inches long – use to add vivid color to the garden, fresh bouquets, and in any recipes that call for basil. Full/most sun. 1- 2 feet. 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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Mrs. Burns' Lemon Basil
Ocimum basilicum Mrs. Burns’ Lemon is a selection of sweet basil grown since the 1920s in New Mexico. The leaves are large and have a beautiful lemon scent. Flavor is classic basil with a hint of lemon – excellent! Most/full sun. 1-2 feet. 50+ seeds
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