Annual Herbs

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  • british-basil

    British Basil

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Resistant to cooler conditions
    This variety has been specifically selected for growing outside in the UK as it is resistant to cooler conditions. It has a bright, green leaf that doesn’t discolour and keeps its recognisable intense flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: British (organic)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing basil in. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • fernleaf-dill

    Fernleaf Dill

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Quick growing and versatile
    This is a dwarf variety growing to just 45cm in height. A green herb with wiry, thread-like leaves that grow in clusters. It has a strong, distinctive taste that is like a combination of fennel, anise and celery, with warm, slightly bitter undertones.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Fernleaf (organic)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Fennel hates having its roots being disturbed or being transplanted, so plant in a permanent spot, either in a container or straight into the ground.

    In the kitchen: Treat dill like bay leaves and let it add flavour to soups and stews, or add to the cooking water when you boil potatoes. Dill can also be used in bread, soups, vegetable dishes, and pickles, salad dressings, or to make dill vinegar. It works well with fish dishes.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

     


  • chamomile

    Matricaria Chamomilla Chamomile

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Fragrant, tasty and so very pretty
    Producing pretty daisy like white and yellow flowers, this herb is bursting with healthy vitamins and looks wonderful when in full bloom.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Matricaria Chamomilla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or your vegetable garden in a sheltered and sunny spot. Chamomile can grow to a height of approximately 60cm.

    In the kitchen: Chamomile works wonderfully in herbal teas, cakes and desserts.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • Coriander

    Coriander

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Oh, Coriander, how we love you!
    This is a tender green leafy herb which is an absolute essential for those who love Asian cooking.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cilantro (organic)

    Can be grown in: Deep pots and containers. Preferably somewhere that gets the morning sun and a bit of shade later in the day. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Young leaves are delicious chopped fresh and added to salads. Or use the leaves and stems for some very tasty stir-fries and curries. It works wonderfully as a flavouring alongside lime, chilli and lemon grass.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • Bronze Fennel

    Bronze Fennel

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A sweet aroma and a delicious aniseed flavour
    This is a superb hardy perennial herb which produces beautiful bronze coloured feathery foliage. It’ll grow quite big, to approximately 1m-2m high, and 1m wide, so give it plenty of space.

    Number of plants: 3

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Fennel hates having its roots being disturbed or being transplanted, so sow in-situ, either into pots or the ground where it is to grow.

    In the kitchen: Bronze Fennel has a sweet aroma and a delicious aniseed flavour that goes well with white fish or used fresh in salads.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

     

     


  • Borage

    Borage

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A beautiful blue flowering herb that is loved by bees and by us.
    Borages leaves, flowers and stalks are all edible. This herb has a delightfully delicate cucumber flavour and is not readily available in shops, so it’s a good one to add to your herb garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or your vegetable garden in a sheltered and sunny spot.

    In the kitchen: Borage works wonderfully served shellfish. The leaves are good in salads, yoghurt or cream cheese mixtures.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • Greek Basil

    Greek Basil

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    The leaves on Greek Basil may be small but its flavour is big and bold!
    Greek Basil has a very tight compact growing habit and forms a perfectly spherical bush with tiny leaves appearing as though having been pruned.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Greek Basil (organic)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing basil in. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • Flat Leaf Parsley

    Flat Leaf Parsley

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Nutritious and tasty
    Also known as Italian parsley, flat leaf parsley has dark green leaves and a pungent, sweet flavour. Harvest it as needed, but fairly regularly so that the plants keep sprouting new stems.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Flat Leaf (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing parsley. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Parsley is such a wonderful versatile and nutritious herb with its clean flavour demanding no restraint on use. It can be a main ingredient in everything from salads to smoothies. Parsley keeps its bright color and flavor even when pureed. Make it the base of your next pesto, sauce, soup or shower it over meats and seafood to brighten up your dish.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • Curly Parsley

    Curly Parsley

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Much more than just a garnish
    This is the most common type of parsley producing tight emerald green curly leaves.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Curly (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing parsley. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Parsley is such a wonderful versatile and nutritious herb with its clean flavour demanding no restraint on use. It can be a main ingredient in everything from salads to smoothies. Parsley keeps its bright color and flavor even when pureed. Make it the base of your next pesto, sauce, soup or shower it over meats and seafood to brighten up your dish.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.


  • African Blue Basil

    African Blue Basil

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and decorative
    Not only a great culinary variety, this basil also is a beautiful garden plant, producing attractive dark purple veined leaves and tall fragrant blue-purple flower spikes.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: African Blue (organic)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing basil in. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.