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Annual. Leaves used in salads. Seed can be used in cookies, stew and tea. The tall plant with white flowers gives a fern-like appearance. Small fruits develop after blooming. Anise seed are within the kernels of the fruit.
Perennial. Produces dark green leaves from small bulbs that grow in clumps. Use leaves fresh or dried. Mild flavor. Sprinkle over eggs, cheese dishes, salads or vegetables. Great in soups or on potatoes. *Plant throughout garden to discourage pests; plant near carrots to improve growth and repel carrot flies.
(Cilantro or Chinese Parsley.) Annual. Plant has bushy, feathery leaves with central flower stalk. Round and tender leaves are delicious in salsa. Fully dried seeds used commercially in candy, sauces and soups. Traditionally used in curries and chutneys.
Annual. Ancient herb. Flower heads and partially matured seed clusters are used for flavoring pickles and kraut.
No kitchen or garden is complete for spring or summer without basil. A staple ingredient for pesto and a good herb for cooking. Basil grows rapidly in the summer and into fall. This blend of colors and shapes make a perfect choice in the garden or containers. A blend of bush spicy globe, purple dark opal, siam queen and italian large leaf.
Fragrant herb used for drying for use in sachets and poypourris and also in popular purfumes. Plant grows 18-30" tall and produce a profussion of lilac- purple flowers on silvery foliage perennial.
Lemon Balm is a popular ingredient in herbal teas, having a pleasant flavor and calming effect. Fresh leaves give a lemon flavor to salads, soups, sauces and meats. It is a perennial plant with a 4-angled stem and ovate toothed leaves 1.5 - 3 inches long. Plants grow up to 30 in tall and produce insignificant pale yellow flowers in summer.
70 days. Bright green leaves are closely curled and finely cut. Rich in Vitamins A, B, C and a good source of Calcium, Thiamine, Riboflavin and Niacin. The most popular parsley used for garnishing and flavor.
Perennial. One of the best known herbs. Used for seasoning. Plant near carrots to deter carrot flies. Companion to rosemary; avoid cucumbers.
Annual. Leaves are slightly hairy and pointed on tall stems with flowers growing in small bunches. Milder than winter savory with peppery flavor. Traditionally used with bean dishes, soups and salads. Sometimes used as a salt substitute.
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