Culinary Herbs




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Watercress 0.5 g

Watercress 0.5 g

(Nasturtium officinale) Best sown spring through mid-summer. Rich in vitamins and used in salads for mustard-like flavor. Transplant to a cool stream of pure clean water or grow in pots and add fresh water daily. Can also be grown in trays with just enough water to float the...
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Tobacco, Midewiwan Sacred 0.12 g

Tobacco, Midewiwan Sacred 0.12 g

(Nicotiana rustica) Also called wild tobacco. Used ceremonially by Native Americans. Cover young seedlings with row cover to protect from flea beetles. The dried leaves are used as an insecticide for greenhouse insects such as aphids, mites, and whiteflies. Warning: The active ingredient...
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Thyme, Summer 0.2 g

Thyme, Summer 0.2 g

(Thymus vulgaris) 90 days [Ht 6-12 in., perennial in zones 6-9] Stronger flavor for cooking, smaller plants than German Winter Thyme. Pkt (0.2 g, 1015 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 6-9. Germination: 55-60°F, 14-30 days. Transplant. 6-12 in. tall.
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Thyme, German Winter 0.2 g

Thyme, German Winter 0.2 g

(Thymus vulgaris) 85 days. Flavor-ing for sauces, soups, meats, dressings, and bean dishes. Shrubby, evergreen perennial. Medicinal: Used as an expectorant and bronchial anti-spasmodic and carminative. Pkt (0.2 g, 1015 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 4-10. Germination:...
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Thyme, Creeping 0.2 g

Thyme, Creeping 0.2 g

(Thymus serpyllum) A low-growing herb suited for rock gardens and raised herb beds. Slow growing at first, it later forms dense mats. Provide shade where the summers are hot. For culinary and ornamental use. Pkt (0.2 g, 1015 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 4-10. Germination:...
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Sorrel, Garden 0.4 g

Sorrel, Garden 0.4 g

(Rumex acetosa) Cold-hardy to 12°F. Use sparingly as a salad green for its lemon-like flavor. Sorrel is best used in soups, where it excels. Pkt (0.4 g, 430 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 4-10. Germination: 70°F, light required, 3-14 days. Transplant or direct seed. Full...
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Savory, Summer 0.25 g

Savory, Summer 0.25 g

(Satureja hortensis) 60 days. Cooking herb used for flavoring meats, dressings, soups, and salads. Especially good in bean and cabbage dishes, herb butters, and vinegars. A blending herb with a peppery thyme quality, summer savory draws together diverse flavors. Medicinal: Reportedly the...
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Sage, Common 7g

Sage, Common 7g

(Salvia officinalis) 75 days. Best known as a flavoring herb for meats, dressings, and sauces. As an ornamental, sage provides a restful focal point for any herb garden. Medicinal: Traditionally used as a digestive tonic and nerve tonic. Astringent and antibacterial. (7...
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Sage, Common 0.33 g

Sage, Common 0.33 g

(Salvia officinalis) 75 days. Best known as a flavoring herb for meats, dressings, and sauces. As an ornamental, sage provides a restful focal point for any herb garden. Medicinal: Traditionally used as a digestive tonic and nerve tonic. Astringent and antibacterial. Pkt (0.33 g, 40...
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Rosemary 0.1 g

Rosemary 0.1 g

(Rosemarinus officinalis) Rosemary is a versatile culinary seasoning for many vegetable or meat dishes. Medicinal: Rosemary has diverse medicinal properties, the most notable being its use as a circulatory and nervine stimulant. Extracts of rosemary have strong antioxidant and preservative...
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Roselle, Thai Red 0.6 g

Roselle, Thai Red 0.6 g

Seed in germination test, hope to have by 3/1/15* (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Beautiful 3-5 ft. plants with red stems and leaf veins. The bright red calyxes can be used to make “zingy” tea, sauce, syrup, or jam, or candied whole for an unusual treat. For...
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Purslane, Golden (Greens) 0.15 g

Purslane, Golden (Greens) 0.15 g

(Portulaca oleracea sativa) Upright plants with orange stems and large smooth succulent leaves. Cut-and-come-again edible for salads. Medicinal: Wild purslane is a source of omega-3 fatty acids. Hypotensive and diuretic properties reported. Pkt (0.15 g, 360 seeds)

Culture: Annual....
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Poppy, Breadseed, Hungarian Blue 0.25 g

Poppy, Breadseed, Hungarian Blue 0.25 g

(Papaver somniferum) Beautiful bluish-purple flowers give way to attractive pods filled with poppyseed for baking. Pods can also be used in dried arrangements. Stake seed heads to prevent seed loss. Plant in late fall to very early spring. Pkt (0.25 g, 500 seeds)

Culture: Annual....
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Papalo (Papaloquelite) 0.16 g

Papalo (Papaloquelite) 0.16 g

(Porophyllum ruderale) Mexican herb with decorative round 2 in. leaves (wider than the Bolivian type). The unique, complex taste is most often compared to cilantro, but also sometimes to arugula, lemon, and even rue. Generally used raw; great in tacos, salsa, and many other Mexican dishes....
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Oregano, Greek 0.05 g

Oregano, Greek 0.05 g

(Origanum vulgare) An essential spice of pizza as well as tomato, cheese, and meat dishes. This is the flavorful Greek Oregano, not the flavorless oregano commonly available. Medicinal: Mildly carminative and anti-spasmodic. Pkt (0.05 g, 500 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 5-10....
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Mint 0.05 g

Mint 0.05 g

Small crop, sold out for 2015* (Mentha sp.) Hardy, aromatic native plant. Variable. Mint grown from seed does not come true and produces plants that vary widely in flavor from spearmint to menthol mint to peppermint. Sow in pots and transplant your...
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Milk Thistle 1 g

Milk Thistle 1 g

(Silybum marianum) All parts are edible. The young leaves (with spines removed) may be used in salads or cooked as a vegetable. Attractive, showy rose-purple flowers. Medicinal: The active principle is silymarin, a complex that helps stabilize and regenerate liver cells. Pkt (1 g, 40...
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Mexican Mint Marigold (Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon)- Herb 0.1 g

Mexican Mint Marigold (Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon)- Herb 0.1 g

(Tagetes lucida) Used as a substitute for French tarragon. Often compared to licorice and anise. Leaves are best used raw or added at the end of cooking; goes well in fish and chicken dishes, soups, salads, pestos, and vinegars. In Mexico, leaves and flowers are used for tea. Can be used...
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Marjoram, Sweet 0.18g

Marjoram, Sweet 0.18g

(Origanum hortensis) 70 days. Resembles oregano in flavor though milder with subtle overtones of balsam. Add it fresh to salads and tomatoes. Uses are similar to oregano. Medicinal: Inhibits herpes simplex virus in laboratory studies. Pkt (0.18 g, 1080 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in...
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Lemon Balm 0.19g

Lemon Balm 0.19g

(Melissa officinalis) Use for hot and refreshing cold teas as a lemon substitute. Essential oils are volatile resulting in more fragrance than flavor. Medicinal: Lemon balm has anti-viral action in lab tests against herpes simplex, mumps, and other viruses. Also a sedative, calmative, and...
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Lavender, English Munstead 0.25 g

Lavender, English Munstead 0.25 g

(Munstead) (Lavandula vera var. Munstead) Munstead, the most aromatic of the lavenders, is sweet and delicate. Flowers are deeper blue than other lavender strains. Long-lasting, pleasant scent also prevents moth damage in woolens and discourages musty odors in linens. Medicinal:...
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Hyssop 0.1 g

Hyssop 0.1 g

(Hyssopus officinalis) Ornamental shrubby herb used to season poultry. Active constituents of hyssop include volatile oils with a camphor-like odor and strong flavor. Medicinal: Hyssop tea flavored with honey is used as an expectorant. Collect the flowering tops in August and dry in the...
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Fennel, Florence 1 g

Fennel, Florence 1 g

(Foeniculum vulgare dulce var. Azoricum) 90 days. Known to Italian gardeners as Finocchio. Dill-shaped leaves with distinctive licorice flavor. May produce bulbs, which can be blanched or eaten raw in salads. Pkt (1 g, 300 seeds)

Culture: Biennial in zones 2-5, perennial in zones...
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Fennel, Bronze 0.2 g

Fennel, Bronze 0.2 g

(Foeniculum vulgare dulce var. Rubrum) This decorative fennel has beautiful lacy bronze leaves. Useful as an ornamental as well as a culinary sweet fennel. Pkt (0.2 g, 75 seeds)

Culture: Biennial in zones 2-5, perennial in zones 6-10. Germination: 70°F, darkness required,...
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Epazote (Mexican Tea, American Wormseed) 0.1 g

Epazote (Mexican Tea, American Wormseed) 0.1 g

(Chenopodium ambrosioides) Fresh leaves are ground or crushed for seasoning corn, beans, and sauces used in Mexican dishes. Medicinal: A strong tea rubbed on the skin repels insects and reduces irritation from insect bites. Also helps reduce flatulence from beans and relieves indigestion....
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Curly Cress (Garden Cress) 2 g

Curly Cress (Garden Cress) 2 g

(Lepidium sativum) 30 days. Use the young leaves of this mustard family member for adding zing to salads. Pkt (2 g, 1330 seeds)

Culture: A quick growing cool-weather vegetable, cress has many forms. Plant upland cress and curly cress in late summer or fall in moist but...
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Cumin 0.5 g

Cumin 0.5 g

(Cuminum cyminum) Long warm growing season required. Used for flavoring chili and dishes spiced with hot peppers. Pkt (0.5 g, 194 seeds)

Culture: Annual in zones 4-10. Germination: 70°F. Transplant. Full sun. 12 in. tall.
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Creasy Greens (Upland Cress, Winter Cress) 2 g

Creasy Greens (Upland Cress, Winter Cress) 2 g

(Barbarea verna) 50 days. An old favorite. As easy to grow as spinach indoors or out. Pkt (2 g, 1250 seeds)

Culture: A quick growing cool-weather vegetable, cress has many forms. Plant upland cress and curly cress in late summer or fall in moist but well-drained soil with...
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Cilantro (Coriander) 28g

Cilantro (Coriander) 28g

(Coriander sativum) Both leaves (cilantro) and seeds (coriander) are used in Chinese, Indian, and Mexican cuisine. Plant monthly successions. Difficult to germinate in hot weather - sow in shade, or keep soil covered and cool until seeds emerge. Self-seeds well in cool weather....
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Cilantro (Coriander) 1 g

Cilantro (Coriander) 1 g

(Coriander sativum) Both leaves (cilantro) and seeds (coriander) are used in Chinese, Indian, and Mexican cuisine. Plant monthly successions. Difficult to germinate in hot weather - sow in shade, or keep soil covered and cool until seeds emerge. Self-seeds well in cool weather....
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Chicory, Catalogna 1 g

Chicory, Catalogna 1 g

(Cichorium intybus) 55 days. This well-known Italian chicory has green, deeply cut dandelion-like leaves with light green mid-ribs. More upright than the frillier varieties, it grows up to 16 in. tall, but is best harvested when smaller. Pkt (1 g, 750 seeds)

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Chervil, Brussels Winter 1 g

Chervil, Brussels Winter 1 g

(Anthriscus cerefolium) Fresh chervil is an excellent flavoring for peas, potatoes, carrots, eggs, and fish. Loses its flavor when dried, but the flavor can be preserved in chervil butter. Best quality comes from plants grown in partial shade in successive sowings. Medicinal: Traditionally...
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Chamomile, German 0.35 g

Chamomile, German 0.35 g

(Matricaria recutita) The sweet-scented flowers of Chamomile are used to make Chamomile tea which has a distinctive apple-like flavor and fragrance. Medicinal: Chamomile has long been used as a carminative, and as an anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer remedy to protect gastric mucous membranes....
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Cardoon 0.5 g

Cardoon 0.5 g

(Cynara cardunculus) Cultivated for at least 3,000 years! The ancestor of artichokes, has spinier leaves and a non-edible flower head, but the stalks are harvested like celery and cooked. The leaves are bitter and should be removed. Harvest stalks when plants are 12-24 in. tall. Taller...
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Caraway 0.4 g

Caraway 0.4 g

(Carum carvi) 70 days. Use the dried seeds for flavoring breads, leaves for salads, and roots as a vegetable (raw or cooked). Used especially to flavor rye bread and cabbage dishes. This biennial produces seeds its second year after over-wintering. Medicinal: Highly regarded as a...
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Burnet, Salad 0.6 g

Burnet, Salad 0.6 g

(Poterium sanguisorba) Highly cold-hardy plant has a nutty-cucumber flavor, a great way to add cucumber flavor to winter salads. Flowers during the summer, then revives in cooler weather. In hot climates, shade plants during summer, or sow a new batch in late summer. Pkt (0.06 g, 85...
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Borage 1 g

Borage 1 g

(Borago officinalis) 80 days. Borage is a bushy herb with bright blue edible flowers. The plant has been used to attract bumble bee pollinators to garden plots. The leaves can be used sparingly to add a cucumber-like flavor in salads, or for flavoring cool drinks. Medicinal: Seeds contain...
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Bergamot, Wild 0.1 g

Bergamot, Wild 0.1 g

(Monarda. fistulosa) A favorite of hummingbirds and bees. Flowers of varying shades of lavender may be added to salads. Use fragrant dried leaves for tea and potpourris. Medicinal: Used by several Native American tribes as a carminative. Pkt (0.1 g, 197 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in...
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Bergamot, Lemon 0.15 g

Bergamot, Lemon 0.15 g

(Monarda. citriodora) [Native to the Appalachians.] Some variation in blossom color and citrus odor. Use dried leaves for lemon scented herb tea or for flavoring meat or fish dishes. Harvest leaves before flowers appear. Pkt (0.15 g, 270 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 4 through...
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Belle Isle (Upland Cress) 2 g

Belle Isle (Upland Cress) 2 g

(Barbarea verna) 50 days. [17th c. Portuguese sailors shipwrecked on Canada’s Belle Isle survived the winter thanks to these greens.] A traditional winter green across the Mountain South. Dark green leaves are high in vitamin C. Transplant or sow anytime, but best sown in...
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