Herb Plants

These young herb plants in biodegradable pots are so easy to grow. Just plant them in pots or planters, or straight into the ground, and you’ll be able to start harvesting within a few weeks. Spring/Summer Herb Plants are available to order for delivery between late April and August. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

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  • British Basil

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Resistant to cooler conditions
    British Basil 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!

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

  • Chamomile

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Fragrant, tasty and so very pretty
    Producing pretty daisy like white and yellow flowers, Chamomile is bursting with healthy vitamins and looks wonderful when in full bloom. This is a German variety, growing upright (as opposed to ground cover) to approx 20cm. It’ll self-seed very easily, so cut it back after flowering if you want to keep it in check.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Matricaria Chamomilla (organic)

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

  • Chervil

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and rich in vitamins
    Chervil is confused with parsley because of its leaves. This annual has an unusual aniseed flavour and is very rich in vitamins.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Delicious in soups and salads. Chervil goes very well with chicken and white fish.

  • Comfrey

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A wonder plant!
    Drawing minerals out of the soil and into its roots and leaves, Comfrey can be used as a compost accelerator, to make liquid manure, mulch, weed suppressant and as an insect attractor. Our Comfrey plug plants come in sets of 3 in small 8cm biodegradable pots, ready to be planted straight away.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic

    Uses: Comfrey should not be eaten. Comfrey is however wonderful used for grazes, bruising and stings. Pick a leaf, spit on it, rub it between the palms till it starts breaking up, then rub on the affected area.

  • Fernleaf Dill

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Quick growing and versatile
    Fernleaf Dill 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!

    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.

  • Garlic Chives

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Not only adds great flavour to your dishes but looks attractive growing in the garden
    Garlic Chives are similar to Chives, but the leaves are flatter with a white flower that has a delicate garlic and onion flavour. If you don’t have access to a patch of wild garlic in early spring, these make an excellent substitute, producing lots of leaves at around the same time.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: The slim, elegant dark green leaves can be used as a tasty addition to salads, or in soups, stews and curries. The flowers are also edible and look lovely when sprinkled over a summer salad.

     

  • Hyssop

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Bees and butterflies love these beautiful blue flowers.
    Hyssop produces rich blue, clustered flowers that grow out of one side of its stem. These flowers are great at attracting bees and butterflies to the garden. The stem has a square shape with long pointed aromatic dark green leaves. Hyssop can grow to a height of 45cm.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Great for protecting your brassicas!

    In the kitchen: Use the young leaves of hyssop in salads or in meat or oily fish dishes or use to flavour soups, stews, stuffing and fruit dishes. Hyssop is said to aid the digestion of fatty or rich foods.

     

  • Lemon Grass

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A delicious delicacy and essential in Asian inspired recipes
    Lemon grass is a perennial, tropical variety of grass with a sweet, lemony scent. It is particularly associated with Thai and South East Asian cooking.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic

    In the kitchen: A delicious delicacy and an essential in Asian inspired recipes. Lemon Grass is a delicious addition to soups, curries, sauces and fish dishes. The woody stems of this refreshing herb are also wonderful for making an invigorating herbal tea. Most of the flavour is in the thicker bulb end, which can be added whole to dishes, or peeled, then crushed or chopped.

     

  • Wild Bergamot

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Bees, butterflies and beneficial insects love this plant
    Wild Bergamot is a beautiful North American wild flower with a strong scent and very attractive lavender coloured flowers. It can grow to approximately 1m in height.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Wild Bergamot (organic*)

    In the Kitchen: Bergamot leaves make a fantastic accompanying flavour to meat dishes. The leaves are also wonderful used in herbal tea.

     

  • Feverfew

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Pretty daisy-like flowers
    Long used medicinally for making herbal teas with the leaves for fever and migraine, the best thing about Feverfew is the carpet of daisy-like flowers that appear in summer and continue through to late autumn. They are great for bees, and are good for cutting too!

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Use leaves to make herbal teas

     

  • Lovage

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A punchy herb for celery fans
    Loveage is a superb hardy perennial herb which produces leaves that have quite a strong, punchy flavour that is not dissimilar to celery, but more intense! It’ll grow quite big in the summer, to approximately 1m-2m high, and 1m wide, so give it plenty of space. It will die back for winter before returning in spring. Your Lovage plug plants come in sets of 3 in small 8cm biodegradable pots, ready to be planted straight away.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Great to add to stews, soups and stocks.

     

  • Summer Savory

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Year round herbs for the garden
    Summer Savory is an annual herb that produces peppery-flavoured leaves all summer. It is a real winner for stews, stuffings and roast veggies. The flavour is somewhere between thyme and pepper – much better and smoother once cooked, rather than being eaten raw. Best grown in well-drained soil, or in a pot with good drainage. Our Summer Savory plug plants come in sets of 3 in small 8cm biodegradable pots, ready to be planted straight away.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Great to add to stews, soups and stuffings.

     

  • Coriander

    Coriander

    £7.99
    (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. Our Coriander plug plants come in sets of 3 in small 8cm biodegradable pots, ready to be planted straight away.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cilantro (organic*)

    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.

     

  • Lemon Balm

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    If you like sipping on herbal teas, then Lemon Balm is a must have for your garden!
    Lemon Balm produces beautiful bright green leaves which have a lovely lemony flavour and fragrance. Lemon Balm will die back in winter and reappear the following spring.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Works wonderfully as a herbal tea, just throw a few leaves into a mug of hot water and let it infuse for a few minutes for a calming cuppa. Alternatively, it works well with fish, poultry and vegetables as well as in salads, stuffings, juices and smoothies.

     

  • Bronze Fennel

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A sweet aroma and a delicious aniseed flavour
    Bronze Fennel 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

    Organic*

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    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.

     

  • vietnamese coriander

    Vietnamese Coriander

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Striking in appearance with a punchy tasty flavour
    Vietnamese Coriander is a popular herb in Asian cooking. It’s very punchy in flavour and has quite a striking look; the top of the leaf is dark green, with chestnut-coloured spots, and the bottom of the leaf is burgundy red. It’s a great alternative to traditional coriander that we’re so used to, the flavour is stronger and it’s less prone to bolting.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Young leaves are delicious chopped fresh in salads. Use in stir fries and curries, add towards the end of cooking time to retain the subtle flavours. It works wonderfully as a flavouring alongside lime, chilli and lemon grass.

     

  • Oregano (Greek)

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious in smell and taste, a delightful addition to the garden.
    With its lovely bright green leaves and aroma, Greek Oregano is a very attractive plant for the garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Greek (organic)

    In the kitchen: With a warm aroma, oregano goes particularly well with tomatoes, aubergine and lamb and is generally added just at the end of cooking, so that it retains its pungency. It is a popular addition to many Italian and Greek dishes.

     

  • Greek Basil

    £7.99
    (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!

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

     

  • Chocolate Mint

    Chocolate Mint

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    An absolute delight for chocolate lovers
    Chocolate Mint produces pretty brown/purple leaves, with a wonderfully minty chocolate taste and fragrance. Our Chocolate Mint plug plants come in sets of 3 in small 8cm biodegradable pots, ready to be planted straight away.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Chocolate (organic*)

    Great for protecting your brassicas, tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    In the kitchen: Wonderful used in summery drinks, desserts, with fresh fruit or to make fresh mint tea.

     

  • Rosemary

    Rosemary

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A delicious classic
    This delicious culinary variety of Rosemary will produce upright deep green foliage and blue flowers. Rosemary can create a fantastic decorative and fragrant hedge if you plant a series of plug plants about 2 feet apart.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Spike meat, poultry and game with rosemary. Alternatively, chop it and use in stuffings and sauces for fish, lamb or chicken. Can be used fresh or dried.

     

  • Rosemary – Trailing

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A trailing variety suitable for hanging baskets and walls

    A great choice for hanging baskets (especially if you tend to forget about watering them!) or for trailing over a wall. Rosemary is an evergreen, and this variety will produce blue flowers in spring. Our Rosemary plug plants will arrive ready to plant, in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Spike meat, poultry and game with rosemary. Alternatively, chop it and use in stuffings and sauces for fish, lamb or chicken. Can be used fresh or dried.

     

  • Thyme

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Thyme flowers are highly scented, and good at attracting bees and other beneficial insects to the garden.
    This is the most popular variety of common thyme, with dark green upright bushy foliage with pretty pink flowers.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Perfect for use with poultry and pork, for flavouring stews, stuffings, sausages and pies.

     

  • Apple Mint

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Mint with an apple-like scent

    This is a softer variety of mint to garden mint, both in flavour and texture with its gently furry leaves! Named for the mild apple-like scent, it is a great one to grow for herbal teas and desserts like fruit salad, or grilled peaches. Our Apple Mint plug plants will arrive in biodegradable pots, ready to grow at home.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Apple Mint (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious sliced finely and sprinkled over grilled peaches

     

  • Ginger Mint

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Perfect for puddings and fruit salads

    The gold-splashed leaves of Ginger Mint have a spicy ginger scent – this is a great one to grow for adding to cocktails and homemade lemonades as well as puddings, particularly fruit salads, or chopped and sprinkled over a slice of melon on a hot summer’s day.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Ginger Mint (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The leaves of this herb are well suited to fruit salads, melon, Pimm’s and lemonades