Culinary Herbs




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Anise - Herb 0.75g

Anise - Herb 0.75g

(Pimpinella anisum): 75 days. [A/70°F/LtDk/14/tpALF/sun/24"/does best in cool weather] Seeds are often used in applesauce, breads, soups, and teas for licorice-like flavor. Leaves can be used in salads. Medicinal: Hot tea helps break up bronchial mucous. Carminative - a digestive aid for...
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Burnet, Salad - Herb 0.6g

Burnet, Salad - Herb 0.6g

(Poterium Sanguisorba): [P4/70oF/LtDk/tp,ds/sun/18"] 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....
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Caraway - Herb 0.4g

Caraway - Herb 0.4g

(Carum carvi): 70 days. [B4/70oF/Lt/14/ds/sun/24"] Use dried seeds for flavoring breads, leaves for salads, and roots as a vegetable (raw or cooked). Used especially to flavor cabbage dishes. Medicinal: Highly regarded as a carminative. Also has anti-spasmodic and anti-microbial properties. Pkt...
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Cumin - Herb 0.5g

Cumin - Herb 0.5g

(Cuminum cyminum): [A4/70oF/tp/sun/12 in.] Long warm growing season required. Used for flavoring chili and dishes spiced with hot peppers. Pkt. (0.5 g, 194 seeds)
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Lavender, English Munstead - Herb 0.25g

Lavender, English Munstead - Herb 0.25g

(Lavandula vera var. 'Munstead'): [P5/70oFmin/LtDk/30/tp/sun/18 in./Requires good drainage and wind protection. Sow seed in slightly alkaline sterile medium. Germinates and grows slowly.] 'Munstead', the most aromatic of the lavenders, is sweet and delicate. Flowers are deeper blue than other...
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Thyme, Creeping - Herb 0.2g

Thyme, Creeping - Herb 0.2g

(T. serpyllum): [P4/55-60oF/LD/14-30/ds/Plant in full sun in the north, part shade in the south/4 in.] 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. ...
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Bergamot, Lemon - Herb 0.15g

Bergamot, Lemon - Herb 0.15g

(M. citriodora): [P4/70oF/LD/14-21/sun, part shade/36"] Native to the Appalachians. Some individual variation in blossom color and citrus odor. Use dried leaves for lemon-scented herb tea or for flavoring meat or fish dishes. Harvest the leaves before flowers appear. Pkt. (0.15 g, 270 seeds)
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Bergamot, Wild HERB / NATIVE PLANT 0.1 g

Bergamot, Wild HERB / NATIVE PLANT 0.1 g

(M. fistulosa): A favorite of hummingbirds and bees. Flowers of varying shades of lavender may be added to salads. Use strongly fragrant dried leaves for tea and potpourris. Medicinal: Used by several Native American tribes as a carminative. Pkt. (0.1 g, 197 seeds)
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Borage - Herb 1g

Borage - Herb 1g

(Borago officinalis): 80 days. [A/70oF/Lt/10/ds/sun/ 24in.-36in.] Borage is a bushy herb with bright blue 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. ...
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Cardoon - Herb 0.5g

Cardoon - Herb 0.5g

(Cynara cardunculus) [A/70oF/LtDk/tp/sun/48-72 in.] 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...
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Chicory, Catalogna GREENS 1 g

Chicory, Catalogna GREENS 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" tall, but is best harvested when smaller. Pkt (1g, 750 seeds)

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Cilantro (Coriander) - Herb 1g

Cilantro (Coriander) - Herb 1g

Long Standing' (Coriander sativum): [A zones 6-10/60?F/Dk/7-21/ds/sun/30 in.] Both leaves (cilantro) and seeds (coriander) are used in Chinese, Indian, and Mexican cuisine. Plant successions monthly. Difficult to germinate in hot weather -- sow in shade, or keep soil covered and cool until...
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Creasy Greens (Upland Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2g

Creasy Greens (Upland Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2g

(Barbarea verna): [P/60oF/LtDk/7/ds/sun/] (Upland Cress, Winter Cress) 'Creasy greens' are an old favorite which are as easy to grow as spinach indoors or out. Pkt. ( 2 g, 1250 seeds)
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Curly Cress (Garden Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2g

Curly Cress (Garden Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2g

(Lepidium sativum): [A/60oF/Lt/4-10/ds/sun/3-12"] (Garden Cress, Peppergrass) Use the young leaves of this member of the mustard family as a garnish for adding some zing to salads. Pkt (2g, 1334 seeds)
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Fennel, Bronze - Herb 0.2g

Fennel, Bronze - Herb 0.2g

(var. rubrum): [B2-5,P6-10/70oF/D/7-14/ds/sun/36"-60"] This decorative fennel has beautiful lacy bronze leaves. Useful as an ornamental as well as a culinary sweet fennel. Pkt. ( 0.2 g, 70 seeds)

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Hyssop - Herb 0.1g

Hyssop - Herb 0.1g

(Hyssopus officinalis): [P4/65oF/Dk/tp/sun/24"] Hyssop is an ornamental shrubby herb used to season poultry. Medicinal: Active constituents of hyssop include volatile oils with a comphor-like odor and strong flavor. Hyssop tea, flavored with honey is used as an expectorant. Collect the...
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Lemon Balm - Herb 0.19g

Lemon Balm - Herb 0.19g

(Mentha officinalis): [P4/70 deg. F/Lt/10/tp/sun/30 in. Use for hot and refreshing cold teas as a lemon substitute. Leaves may be added to salads. Essential oils are volatile resulting in more fragrance than flavor. Medicinal: Lemon balm has anti-viral action (in lab tests) against herpes...
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Marjoram, Sweet - Herb 0.18g

Marjoram, Sweet - Herb 0.18g

(Origanum hortensis): 70 days. [P10/60 deg. F/LtDk/21/tp/sun/12 in. /don't overwater] 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....
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Milk Thistle - Herb 1g

Milk Thistle - Herb 1g

(Silybum marianum): [A or B/Lt/7-14/Sp,Fall/ds/sun/48-60 in.] All parts are edible. The young leaves (with spines removed) may be used in salads or cooked as a vegetable. Attractive rose-purple showy flowers. Medicinal: The active principle is silymarin, a complex of chemicals that help...
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Sage, Common - Herb 0.33g

Sage, Common - Herb 0.33g

(Salvia officinalis): 70 days. [P4/70 deg. F/Dk/ 7-21/tp,ds/sun/24-30 in.] 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. ...
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Savory, Summer - Herb 0.25g

Savory, Summer - Herb 0.25g

(Satureja hortensis) 60 days. [A/70 deg. F min./Lt/7-21/tp,ds/sun/12] 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...
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Sorrel, Garden - Herb 0.4g

Sorrel, Garden - Herb 0.4g

Rumex acetosa [P4/70 deg. F /Lt/3-14/ds/sun/36 in.] Used sparingly as a salad green for its lemon-like flavor. Sorrel is best used in soups, where it excels. Pkt. (0.4 g, 479 seeds)

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Thyme, German Winter - Herb 0.2g

Thyme, German Winter - Herb 0.2g

(T. vulgaris): 85 days. [P4/55-60oF/LD/14-30/ds/Ht. 8 in., space 12 in apart] Flavoring 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, 683 seeds)
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Thyme, Summer - Herb 0.2g

Thyme, Summer - Herb 0.2g

(T. vulgaris) 90 days [P6-9/55-60oF/LD/14-30/ds/Ht 6-12", perennial in zones 6-9] Stronger flavor for cooking, smaller plants than German Winter Thyme. Pkt (0.2g)
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Watercress - Herb (Greens) 0.5g

Watercress - Herb (Greens) 0.5g

(Nasturtium officinale) [B4/50-70oF/Lt/4-14/ds/sun, part shade] Watercress is a fresh water loving member of the mustard family, rich in vitamins, and used in salads to impart a mustard-like flavor. Transplant to a cool stream of pure clean water or grow in pots and add fresh water daily. Can...
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Chamomile, German - Herb 0.35g

Chamomile, German - Herb 0.35g

Matricaria recutita [A/55-60oF/ Lt/tp/sun/24-30 in.] 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...
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Mint - Herb 0.05g

Mint - Herb 0.05g

Short crop, unavailable for 2014 (Mentha sp.) [P5/70°F/L/14/tp/sun, part shade/18 in.] 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...
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Oregano, Greek - Herb 0.05g

Oregano, Greek - Herb 0.05g

(Origanum species): [P5/60°F/D/14–21/tp/sun/12 in.] 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. 530 seeds)
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Anise-Hyssop - Herb 0.05g

Anise-Hyssop - Herb 0.05g

(Agastache foeniculum): [P/70 deg. F/LtDk/7/ds/sun, part shade/12"] Beautiful decorative herb used for potpourri and to make a superb aromatic herb tea. Excellent nectar plant for beekeepers. Attractive spires of lavender flowers. Medicinal: Relaxes capillaries. Used by some Asians and...
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Belle Isle (Upland Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2 g

Belle Isle (Upland Cress) - Herb (Greens) 2 g

(Barbarea verna) [17th century Portuguese sailors shipwrecked on Canada's Belle Isle survived the winter thanks to these greens.] A traditional winter green all across the Mountain South. Dark green leaves are high in vitamin C. Transplant or sow anytime, but best sown in August for winter...
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Chervil, Brussels Winter - Herb 1 g

Chervil, Brussels Winter - Herb 1 g

(Anthriscus cerefolium): [A/55oF/Lt/7-21/tp,ds/ part shade/24 in.] Fresh chervil is an excellent flavoring for peas, potatoes, carrots, eggs, and fish. Chervil loses its flavor when dried, but the flavor can be preserved in chervil butter. Chervil of the best quality comes from plants grown in...
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Epazote - Herb 0.1g

Epazote - Herb 0.1g

(Mexican Tea, American Wormseed) (Chenopodium ambrosioides): [A/70 degrees F/LtDk/21/tp/sun/24--48"] 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.
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Fennel, Florence - Herb 1g

Fennel, Florence - Herb 1g

(var. azoricum): [B2-5,P6-10/70oF/D/7-14/ds/sun/36"-60"] 90 days. Also known by Italian gardeners as Finnocchio. Leaves have a licorice-like flavor, and celery-like leaves. Can be blanched and used as a cooked vegetable. Pkt. (1 g, 250 seeds)

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Mexican Mint Marigold (Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon)- Herb 0.10g

Mexican Mint Marigold (Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon)- Herb 0.10g

Tagetes lucida [A or B/70 deg F/L/5-15 days/sun/ds, tp ALF] Used as a substitute for French tarragon. Also frequently 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. Leaves...
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Papalo (Papaloquelite) - Herb 0.16g

Papalo (Papaloquelite) - Herb 0.16g

(Porophyllum ruderale) [A/70/LD/7-10/tp,ds/sun, part shade/60 in.] 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...
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Poppy, Breadseed, Hungarian Blue - Herb 0.25g

Poppy, Breadseed, Hungarian Blue - Herb 0.25g

Papaver somniferum Beautiful bluish-purple flowers give way to attractive pods filled with poppyseed for baking. Pods can be used in dried arrangements. Stake seed heads to prevent seed loss. Plant in late fall to very early spring. Pkt (0.25g, 500 seeds)
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Purslane, Golden - Herb (Greens) 0.15g

Purslane, Golden - Herb (Greens) 0.15g

Portulaca oleracea sativa [A/70 deg. F/710/LtDk/ds/SpALF/sun/12-18 in.] Upright plants with golden stems and large, smooth, succulent, golden-green leaves. Cut-and-come again. Edible for salads. Medicinal: Wild purslane is a source of omega-3 fatty acids. Hypotensive and diuretic...
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Rosemary - Herb 0.1g

Rosemary - Herb 0.1g

(Rosemarinus officinalis): [P8/55 deg. F night, 70 deg. F day/Lt/14-30/tp/sun/24 in. -72 in. / Requires a well-drained, alkaline soil. Sow seed in a sterile seed starting mix with limestone added. Germination is normally low and growth of seedlings is slow.] Rosemary is a versatile culinary...
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Roselle, Thai Red - Herb 0.6g

Roselle, Thai Red - Herb 0.6g

(Hibiscus sabdariffa) [TP/75-85°/7-14 days/sun/36-60 in./tp] Beautiful 3-5 ft. plants with red stems and leaf veins. The bright red calyxes can be used to make "zingy" tea, sauce or jam. Roselle was called "Florida cranberry" in the 1890s. The flowers and young leaves are edible and have...
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Tobacco, Midewiwan Sacred - Herb 0.12g

Tobacco, Midewiwan Sacred - Herb 0.12g

(Nicotiana rustica): [A/70 deg. F/LtDk/tp/sun] Midewiwan Sacred tobacco (wild tobacco) is used ceremonially by Native Americans. The dried leaves are used as an insecticide for greenhouse insects such as aphids, mites, and whiteflies. Warning: The active ingredient is nicotine sulfate, a...
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