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Herbs

Herbs are the spice of life.  Culinary, in teas, or medicinally, herbs are a great addition to our gardens and our lives.  Herbs are also excellent companion plants, attracting the good bugs and driving the bad ones away.

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  • Dill, Bouquet - Organic

    Dill, Bouquet - Organic

    60-70 day. Grown for its delicious leaves and wonderful seeds, Bouquet dill is the most widely grown variety.     Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

    $4.00
  • Basil, Genovese - Organic

    Basil, Genovese - Organic

    68 day.  The standard Italian culinary basil.  It is a great herb to grow to season tomato sauce and all your Italian dishes.  It is the traditional basil used to make pesto.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Yarrow

    Yarrow

    A flowering aster, yarrow is beautiful and an excellent companion plant. It is thought to repel some bad bugs but is especially helpful in attracting predatory wasps, lady bugs and hoverflies. Will grow 18-24 inches tall. Traditionally the plant has been...

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  • St. John's Wort

    St. John's Wort

    This beautiful perennial shrub has been traditionally used as an antidepressant. It has bright yellow flowers over green foliage. Hardy to zone 3.     Minimum of 50 seeds per packet.

    $3.25
  • Plantain

    Plantain

      Perennial in zones 4-9, this common lawn weed is traditionally used to sooth cuts and wounds and stings.  It is also traditionally used to treat problems such as asthma and bronchitis.     Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Stinging Nettle

    Stinging Nettle

    Perennial in zones 3-10, stinging nettle is frequently found growing wild in forest edges. The young shoots can be cooked and eaten and the dried leaves are very nutritious. I use nettle in teas for soothing cold symptoms. Care must be taken in...

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  • Mullein Mullein

    Mullein

      Biennial in zones 4-9. Traditionally used to treat coughs, mullein has striking yellow flower stalks that grow from a base of wooley gray green leaves.     Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Marshmallow

    Marshmallow

    Perennial, hardy in zones 3-9. Traditionally the root is used to sooth irritated skin of the throat, eyes, and lungs.     Minimum of 100 seeds per packet.

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  • Lovage

    Lovage

    Perennial, hardy in zones 5-8. The leaves have a mild celery flavor that can be used in soups and stews. It is a vigorous and tall growing herb with beautiful yellow flowers.     Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.

    $2.75
  • Lemon Balm

    Lemon Balm

    A member of the mint family, lemon balm has a pleasant lemony scent and flavor. It is excellent in teas, and is traditionally used as a mosquito repellant. It is a smaller plant, growing more as a groundcover. Less so than catnip, it still can become...

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  • Fenugreek

    Fenugreek

    In cultivation since the Bronze Age, fenugreek is used as a spice, tea, vegetable, and dye. It grows best in well drained soil. It is a legume and it needs little fertilizer.     Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.

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  • Echinacea Echinacea

    Echinacea

    Also known as Purple Coneflower, this beautiful perennial blooms in late summer and early fall. It is traditionally used in teas to treat cold symptoms.     Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.

    $3.00
  • Comfrey

    Comfrey

    Perennial, hardy in zones 3-8, common comfrey has been used for centuries. It has purple, rose or white flowers. The leaves are traditionally used as a topical to treat wounds and reduce pain in cuts and scratches. I have used the dried leaves as a bath...

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  • Catnip

    Catnip

    80-90 day. In the mint family, catnip is excellent grown for a tea, but is also loved by cats. It is a larger plant, growing up to 4 feet tall. It can be used as a companion plant and is thought to repel many harmful insects including flea beetles and...

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  • Anise

    Anise

    120 day. This annual has been cultivated for thousands of years. It is both culinary and medicinal, with its licorice flavor that is good with baked goods. It requires a long hot summer to bring the seeds to maturity. Traditionally, it has been used to...

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