With its sweet, bright aroma, fresh cilantro is used in Latin American and Asian cooking. It's the key to a kicking salsa. Use this bold herb — a.k.a. coriander or Chinese parsley — raw or cooked in soups, salads, and stews.
A member of the celery and carrot family, its crispy, almost mineral flavor works equally well in everything from poultry, meat, and fish to soups, stocks, omelets, and salads. Bright, clean, and freshly crisp, this is an absolutely essential herb.
Approximately 50 seeds per packet. Bright Lights Swiss Chard beautiful colors are rich with fiber and vitamin K. Bright Lights is easy to grow and germinates in 7-10 days. Chard can be sauteed, added to soups or chopped finely in a salad.
✓ Start harvesting chard in mid-summer until first frost
✓ Plant seeds 6 in. apart in rows that are 24 in. apart
Make your next chicken, turkey or whole fish even more delicious when you toss this mouthwatering mix of peak season fresh herbs into the cavity of the bird or center of the fish. From the dark, rich fields of Satur Farms, chef-turned-farmer Eberhard...
It is easily grown from seed sown directly into the garden. Dusty miller is planted for its elegant lacy silver foliage, often used to create contrast and pattern in formal knot gardens and container plantings.
(Termite plant; Babantsi; Bio-diesel plant) Impressive-looking small tree cultivated as an ornamental throughout Africa. In India a renewable bio-fuel is made from the seeds. Seeds and leaves have a strong purgative action and poisonous if used internally.
The infusion made from the pink flowers or leaves is used externally to moisturize and tone the skin and internally to soothe mucous membranes irritated and inflamed by coughs, stomach upsets and other intestinal problems.
Shikou plants may be set outdoors after night temperatures are above 55F. Because of its tender skins, it requires no peeling. The attractive Shikou plants grow 18 in. The seeds germinate in 7 to 14 days and you'll enjoy a harvest of fruit in 70 to 80...
We do not honestly know, but we love the name anyway. Though the greens are usually collected from the wild they are easy to grow. (Buckhorn plantain; Barbatella; Erba stella) In southern Italy this wild green with jagged lance-like leaves is added to...
Altogether the plant looks like a grove of white pine. The aroma is familiar and woodsy with a cool citrus mint undertone. The uniquely coloured variety transitions from bright yellow in the spring and fall, into deep green during the hot summer months.
Extract derived from Dittany of Crete is used to flavour vermouth. Dittany of Crete was considered a potent healing herb by the early Greeks and has a long history in ancient writings, where it was purported to be able to expel arrows from wounds, ease...
As a bonus, Winter Wonderland offers a stunning range of unique colors and textures so beautiful it can double as an ornamental its vibrant colors intensify in the autumn and winter months, adding interest to garden.
✓ An innovative blend of kale that's delicious and nutritious
✓ Plant the seed tapes 1/2 in. D, in rows 12 in. apart
✓ Spinaca oleracea LaVewa
✓ Germinates in 5 to 10 days, at 70°F to 75°F and ready to harvest 60-days later
Prefers moist, shady locations. (Wild garlic; Bear garlic; Baerlauch) The fresh flowering herb is used to treat high blood pressure and hardening of the arteries. Leaves are used in salads, sandwiches and any dish where a garlic flavour is desirable.
Seeds are darker and hotter than white mustard ( ). Condiment mustard most used in commerce for commercial prepared mustards and mustard powder. Now commonly used in place of black mustard ( ) because it is easier to harvest.
Stunning red-orange heirloom variety from Turkey. The small round fruit, 7cm/3" in diameter, are eaten when green, and when they turn orange they are good for stuffing. Heavy yields and insect resistant.
Tolerates drought well and often self-seeds in optimum conditions. Beautiful prairie wildflower used by American Indians. Considered an important medicinal herb for wounds, heart problems, diarrhea and pneumonia.
Especially useful for convalescents and children. Infusion of leaves and rootstock is effective for diarrhea, dysentery and problems of the urinary tract. Cultivated varieties are much less potent medicinally.