Anise. Pimpinella anisum
Anise Pimpinella anisum
Pimpinella anisum is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the eastern Mediterranean region and southwest Asia. An erect, tender annual on thin roots, growing up to 60 cm (2 ft) tall. The lower leaves are broad, toothed and triangular with upper leaves that are smaller, divided and narrow. The …
Belladonna, A medicinal and Poisonous perennial herb that is used in the treatment eye diseases and muscle spasms.
Roots of this common wildplant are said to have blood-purifying properties. Useful for skin diseases, including eczema. Recent medical evidence supports folkloric use for …
Favourite of cat lovers, for cats relish the intoxicating leaves.
Tea is a popular nightcap, as it induces a good night’s sleep.
Remedy for colds and fevers.
.25g seeds per …
Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum
Fenugreek Trigonella foenum-graecumCommon ingredient of curry powder.
Used in oriental sauces, soups, stews, and for seasoning and preserving butter.
Enjoys much commercial use for making imitation maple, vanilla, caramel and butterscotch flavours.
approx 25 Seeds per …
Feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium
Feverfew Tanacetum partheniumIn recent years Feverfew has become known as the “migraine” herb. This easy-to-grow herb is also valued as a decorative plant in the garden and for wreaths, potpourris, etc. Perennial.
Approx. 250 Seeds per …
Hops (Humulus Lupulus)
The ‘beer’ herb has been used in the brewing of beer since the early Medieval period. Hops grows as a vine up to 7m/23ft. These are the classic beer making hops used by European and North American brewers. The bitterness is rated by the alpha acid content the higher the alpha acid, the more bitter …
Nepeta cataria ssp. citriodora ‘Lemony’
Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
Ease of Germination: Easy
For years we have carried ‘Lemon Catnip’ and while it had a perceptable hint of lemon, it never quite lived up to its name. Finally, here is a lemon catnip that truly smells of lemons. What a …
Motherwort – leonurus cardiaca
Motherwort – leonurus cardiacaBees love the handsome, purple-pink flower spikes. Grows to 6 feet. Easy to grow from seed and self sows. Has been used to treat female disorders throughout the centuries.
Approx. 250 seeds per …